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Record #177160:

A century of Antarctic science; planning and serendipity / G.E. Fogg.

Title: A century of Antarctic science; planning and serendipity / G.E. Fogg.
Author(s): Fogg, G. E.
Date: 2005.
Abstract: Overview of scientific research in Antarctica and Southern Ocean, with particular reference to Scott's expeditions and the further careers of the young scientists; role of International Geophysical Year in re-focusing attention on science in post-war period; and role of chance in major discoveries such as magnetosphere, meteorite collecting, ecology of Dry Valleys, and ozone hole.
Notes:

Offprint: Archives of Natural History. Vol. 32(2) :129-143.

In special issue A century of Discovery : Antarctic exploration and the Southern Ocean.

Keywords: 5(091) -- History of science.
91(08) -- Expeditions.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
V -- History.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*7) : 5(091)
SPRI record no.: 177160

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