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By R. Stein

ISBN-10: 044452018X

ISBN-13: 9780444520180

even though it is usually authorized that the Arctic Ocean is a really delicate and significant zone for alterations within the worldwide weather, this zone is the final significant physiographic province of the earth whose short-and long term geological background is far much less recognized compared to different ocean areas. This lack of awareness is especially because of the foremost technological/logistic difficulties in attaining this harsh, ice-covered area with general examine vessels and in retrieving lengthy and undisturbed sediment cores. in the course of the the final approximately twenty years, even if, a number of foreign and multidisciplinary send expeditions, together with the 1st medical drilling on Lomonosov Ridge in 2004, a break-through in Arctic examine, have been performed into the imperative Artic and its surrounding shelf seas. effects from those expeditions have significantly complicated our wisdom on Arctic Ocean paleoenvironments.
Published syntheses in regards to the wisdom on Arctic Ocean geology, however, are according to info on hand ahead of 1990. A accomplished compilation of knowledge on Arctic Ocean paleoenvironment and its short-and long term variability in keeping with the large quantity of latest information together with the ACEX drilling info, has no longer been on hand but. With this e-book, featuring (1) exact details on glacio-marine sedimentary methods and geological proxies used for paleoenvironmental reconstructions, and (2) distinct geological information on smooth environments, Quaternary variability on assorted time scales in addition to the long term weather historical past in the course of Mesozoic-Tertiary occasions, this hole in wisdom might be filled.

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