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By R. Stein

ISBN-10: 044452018X

ISBN-13: 9780444520180

even though it is mostly accredited that the Arctic Ocean is a truly delicate and significant zone for alterations within the international weather, this sector is the final significant physiographic province of the earth whose short-and long term geological heritage is far much less identified compared to different ocean areas. This lack of understanding is especially brought on by the main technological/logistic difficulties in attaining this harsh, ice-covered zone with basic learn vessels and in retrieving lengthy and undisturbed sediment cores. throughout the the final approximately two decades, in spite of the fact that, a number of foreign and multidisciplinary send expeditions, together with the 1st clinical drilling on Lomonosov Ridge in 2004, a break-through in Arctic learn, have been performed into the primary Artic and its surrounding shelf seas. effects from those expeditions have tremendously complicated our wisdom on Arctic Ocean paleoenvironments.
Published syntheses concerning the wisdom on Arctic Ocean geology, however, are in response to info to be had ahead of 1990. A complete compilation of knowledge on Arctic Ocean paleoenvironment and its short-and long term variability in line with the large quantity of latest facts together with the ACEX drilling info, has now not been on hand but. With this booklet, providing (1) particular info on glacio-marine sedimentary tactics and geological proxies used for paleoenvironmental reconstructions, and (2) certain geological information on smooth environments, Quaternary variability on various time scales in addition to the long term weather heritage in the course of Mesozoic-Tertiary instances, this hole in wisdom can be filled.

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