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Land-Ocean Systems in the Siberian Arctic: Dynamics and History

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Edited By: H Kassens

711 pages, 301 figs, 85 tabs, maps

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #97578 | ISBN: 3540656766
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About this book

The Arctic and its surrounding marginal seas are considered some of the most sensitive elements of the global environment, which may respond rapidly to climate change. However, due to various reasons, our knowledge of the processes which drive the Arctic system today and in the past is still relatively sparse. Based on a multidisciplinary approach, German and Russian scientists describe in this book the natural paleorecords and modern data which were collected over the past 6 years. These marine and terrestrial datasets provide important new insights into the causes, impacts, and feedback mechanisms of this extreme Arctic environment.


Contents

Modern ocean and sea ice processes; the marine ecoystem; land-ocean interactions and pathways; terrestrial environment past and present; marine depositional environment past and present.

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