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The Arctic Basin : Results from the Russian Drifting Stations (Hardcover)

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The Arctic Basin: Results from the Russian Drifting Stations provides a unique insight into the work and achievements of the drifting stations established in the Arctic Basin in 1937.
The main aims and goals of the stations are set out, as are the methods of organizing the drifting stations, gear and equipment for life support and scientific observations. The main results of scientific analysis of data obtained during meteorological, oceanographic, ice and geophysical observations are presented, and numerous illustrations and tables help shed further light on the Arctic region.
The book provides a concise summary of the major results of the Arctic Ocean studies based on data obtained from the North Pole drifting stations and from high latitudinal airborne expeditions previously published only in Russian; contains extensive illustrative cartographic and tabular materials that can be used by a wide range of scientists investigating the nature of the Arctic region; and details the organization of work and everyday life of personnel on the drifting stations.


Publisher Springer Verlag
Mfg Part# 9783540241423
SKU 202031853
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 3540241426
Release Date 8/5/2009
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