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Frozen Oceans

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Frozen Oceans by David N Thomas

This is the first book to offer the general reader access to a remote frozen habitat which has for so long fascinated explorers, writers and scientists. During the harsh polar winter the surface of the ocean freezes up, forming a temporary ice layer called pack ice, or sea ice. This gives rise to a spectacular floating world which for a number of months each year becomes home to a wealth of plant and animal life. The wonderful colour photographs of life on, in and under the ice help draw the reader into this superb account of an extreme environment. Guaranteed to capture the imagination. The author is a veteran of six expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic, and this book is packed with photographs taken in the course of his journeys. His lively and readable text conveys his excitement at the dangers and possibilities of life on the ice. He provides an in-depth background to the whole eco system of sea ice, its living communities and the structure of the ice itself. The level of accurate scientific detail will satisfy anyone looking for a reliable, up-to-date overview of this topic.

This hardback book published by The Natural History Museum in 2004 is in very good condition. The binding is sound and all the pages are clean and unmarked. The bottom corner of the front cover is slightly worn and bent and there are a couple of dents in the bottom of both covers but otherwise the book looks virtually as new.

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Author(s):
David N Thomas
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-13:
9780565091883
Publisher:
Natural History Museum
Title:
Frozen Oceans

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Frozen Oceans by David N Thomas

This is the first book to offer the general reader access to a remote frozen habitat which has for so long fascinated explorers, writers and scientists. During the harsh polar winter the surface of the ocean freezes up, forming a temporary ice layer called pack ice, or sea ice. This gives rise to a spectacular floating world which for a number of months each year becomes home to a wealth of plant and animal life. The wonderful colour photographs of life on, in and under the ice help draw the reader into this superb account of an extreme environment. Guaranteed to capture the imagination. The author is a veteran of six expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic, and this book is packed with photographs taken in the course of his journeys. His lively and readable text conveys his excitement at the dangers and possibilities of life on the ice. He provides an in-depth background to the whole eco system of sea ice, its living communities and the structure of the ice itself. The level of accurate scientific detail will satisfy anyone looking for a reliable, up-to-date overview of this topic.

This hardback book published by The Natural History Museum in 2004 is in very good condition. The binding is sound and all the pages are clean and unmarked. The bottom corner of the front cover is slightly worn and bent and there are a couple of dents in the bottom of both covers but otherwise the book looks virtually as new.

Author(s):
David N Thomas
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-13:
9780565091883
Publisher:
Natural History Museum
Title:
Frozen Oceans

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