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Surviving Antarctica

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ISBN-10: 1554072948

ISBN-13: 9781554072941

Edition: 2007

Authors: David N. Thomas, Ray Mears

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"We have been endlessly digging snow, which rapidly builds up at the doorways. This is a very important job as we don't want to get trapped in the buildings if there is a fire, one of the biggest risks down here." -- blog entry, Surviving Antarctica Marine biologist David N. Thomas, a veteran visitor to the icy continent, recounts the hardships (and pleasures) he and his colleagues encountered as they worked in Antarctica. Surviving Antarctica is the compelling story of the daily lives of Antarctic residents: scientists, technicians and researchers who work and live there for months at a time. The book's five sections describe a working trip to the polar south through lively text plus…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 8/17/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 96
Size: 9.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Michel J. Kaiser is with the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University. Martin J. Attrill is in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Plymouth. Dr. Simon Jennings is with the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science. David N. Thomas is with the Schoolof Ocean Sciences at Bangor University. David K. A. Barnes is with the British Antarctic Survey, National Environment Research Council.