Bibliographic Details

On sea ice / by W.F. Weeks ; with W.D. Hibler III.

Author / Creator Weeks, W. F.
Imprint Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, ©2010.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 664 pages) : illustrations, maps
Language English
Subject Sea ice.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Sedimentology & Stratigraphy.
Sea ice.
Eis.
Südpolarmeer.
Nordpolarmeer.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11216142
Other authors / contributors Hibler, W. D., III.
ISBN 9781602231016
160223101X
9781602230798
160223079X
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 577-639) and index.
Summary Covering more than seven percent of the earth's surface, sea ice is crucial to the functioning of the biosphere-and is a key component in our attempts to understand and combat climate change. With On Sea Ice, geophysicist W.F. Weeks delivers a natural history of sea ice, a fully comprehensive and up-to-date account of our knowledge of its creation, change, and function. The volume begins with the earliest recorded observations of sea ice, from 350 BC, but the majority of its information is drawn from the period after 1950, when detailed study of sea ice became widespread. Weeks de.
Other form Print version: Weeks, W.F. On sea ice. Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, ©2010 9781602230798