Sea Ice, Second Edition

Sea Ice, Second Edition

Editor(s): David N. Thomas, Gerhard S. Dieckmann

Published Online: 29 JAN 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405185806

Online ISBN: 9781444317145

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317145

About this Book

As the Arctic perennial sea ice continues to disappear at an alarming rate, a full understanding of sea ice as a crucial global ecosystem, and the effects of its loss is vital for all those working with and studying global climate change.

Building on the success of the previous edition, the second edition of Sea Ice, now much expanded and in full colour throughout, includes six completely new chapters with complete revisions of all the chapters included from the first edition.

The Editors, Professor David Thomas and Dr Gerhard Dieckmann have once again drawn together an extremely impressive group of internationally respected contributing authors, ensuring a comprehensive worldwide coverage of this incredibly important topic.

Sea  Ice, second edition, is an essential purchase for oceanographers and marine scientists, environmental scientists, biologists, geochemists and geologists. All those involved in the study of global climate change will find this book to contain a wealth of important information. All libraries in universities and research establishments where these subjects are studied and taught will need multiple copies of this book on their shelves.

  • truly multidisciplinary approach
  • world leading authors and editors
  • international in scope, covering both Arctic and Antarctic work
  • of vital interest to all those involved in global warming and climate change research
  • highly illustrated full colour book with colour images throughout

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 3

      Sea Ice and Oceanography (pages 79–111)

      Mark A. Brandon, Finlo R. Cottier and Frank Nilsen

    3. Chapter 10

      Sea Ice Meio- and Macrofauna (pages 357–393)

      Bodil A. Bluhm, Rolf R. Gradinger and Sigrid B. Schnack-Schiel

    4. Chapter 12

      Biogeochemistry of Sea Ice (pages 425–467)

      David N. Thomas, Stathys Papadimitriou and Christine Michel

    5. Chapter 14

      Sea Ice in Non-Polar Regions (pages 531–577)

      Mats A. Granskog, Hermanni Kaartokallio and Harri Kuosa

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