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Record #176519:

Drift station: Arctic outposts of superpower science / William F. Althoff.

Title: Drift station: Arctic outposts of superpower science / William F. Althoff.
Author(s): Althoff, William F.
Date: 2006.
Publisher: Dulles, VA: Potomac Books
Abstract: Account of history of systematic observation from drift stations, from epic drift of Nansen's ice ship Fram to current research on global climate change. Includes description of use of drift stations by Cold War superpowers to conduct scientific research, noting that stations were viewed as objects of suspicion (possible bases for espionage).
Keywords: 5(091) -- History of science.
355 -- Defence.
551.326 -- Floating ice.
629.12 -- Vessels: Fram.
711.42(2) -- Settlements and stations, specific.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1952- US Drifting Ice Stations.
93"189" -- 1890-1899.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
V -- History.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*501) -- Russia (Federation).
(*60) -- Arctic Ocean and adjacent waters.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*60) : 5(091)
ISBN: 1574887718
SPRI record no.: 176519

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