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High Arctic Extreme Science: Environmental Research from the Trans-Ellesmere Island Ski Expedition

By: Robert L France

167 pages, 52 b/w photos, 9 tables, 13 graphs, 5 maps

Green Frigate Books

Paperback | May 2010 | #186561 | ISBN-13: 9780981243405
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About this book

Recalling a time when polar expeditions were equal parts adventure and academic discovery, this book pays tribute to the 1990 Trans-Ellesmere Island ski expedition, the first human-powered, non-Inuit, lengthwise crossing of one of the largest islands in the High Arctic. Since the expedition, the observations and measurements from the trek have produced more than a dozen ground-breaking articles on environmental contamination, wildlife distribution, and garbage littering. These studies - together with previously unpublished research findings and with many astounding photographs - are collected under a single cover for the first time.


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Biography

Robert L. France is a environmental scientist and the author or editor of many technical articles and more than a dozen books, including Deep Immersion, Introduction to Watershed Development, and Wetlands of Mass Destruction.

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