Introduction

Antarctic Ecology in a Changing World

  1. Alex D. Rogers1,
  2. Nadine M. Johnston2,
  3. Eugene J. Murphy2 and
  4. Andrew Clarke2
  1. Andrew Clarke2,
  2. Nadine M. Johnston2,
  3. Eugene J. Murphy2 and
  4. Alex D. Rogers1

Published Online: 29 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347241.ch

Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World

Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World

How to Cite

Clarke, A., Johnston, N. M., Murphy, E. J. and Rogers, A. D. (2012) Introduction, in Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World (eds A. D. Rogers, N. M. Johnston, E. J. Murphy and A. Clarke), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347241.ch

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK

  2. 2

    British Antarctic Survey, NERC, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK

  2. 2

    British Antarctic Survey, NERC, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198400

Online ISBN: 9781444347241

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Keywords:

  • Antarctic ecology, a changing world;
  • Antarctica, natural laboratory;
  • Antarctic ecosystem, molecular genomics;
  • Antarctic Peninsula, regional warming;
  • terrestrial environment;
  • Antarctic Peninsula, climate change;
  • organizational, spatial, temporal, ecology;
  • harvesting, and marine ecosystems;
  • ecosystem comparison, pristine conditions;
  • Antarctic terrestrial, low diversity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Climate change

  • The historical context

  • The importance of scale

  • Fisheries and conservation

  • Concluding remarks

  • References