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Water, Ice and Stone Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes

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ISBN-10: 1934137081

ISBN-13: 9781934137086

Edition: 2008 (Reprint)

Authors: Bill Green

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"Nature writing of a very high order . . . a joyride for those who enjoy deep explorations of logic, human frailty and the laws of nature."-"San Francisco Chronicle" "[Bill Green's] prose rings with the elemental clarity of the ice he knows so well."-PEN committee citation A classic of contemporary nature writing, this award-winning account of Antarctica is now available for the first time in paperback. A new introduction by the author emphasizes the ecological importance of the continent within the global warming crisis. Bill Green is a professor of interdisciplinary studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He has been conducting research in Antarctica since 1968.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Bill Green made his first journey to Antarctica in 1968 to study the chemistry of the McMurdo Dry Valley lakes. He returns regularly to do research which has resulted in multiple articles on the biogeochemical processes at work in the primordial lakes of that continent. He is a professor of Interdisciplinary studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Preface
Ohio: West and South
Water
Rutherford's Den
The Map
Science and the Shell
The Messenger and the Disk
Stone
The Lake
The Sea
Hawaii
An Invention
Whiteout
The Mailroom
The Gallery
The Flume
The Cone of Erebus
The Moat
Merry Christmas
Cathedrals
North and East: Ohio
Geological Timeline
Periodic Table of Elements
Index