Antarctic Lakes begins with an introduction to their physical, chemical, and biological characteristics, providing a basis for understanding the subsequent detailed chapters on different lake types, and ends with a chapter considering the application of new technologies to polar limnology as well as identifying future research directions. This accessible text is suitable for both senior undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in Antarctic and polar limnology, and will also be of broad interest to researchers working in the areas of polar science, microbial ecology (and extremophiles), climatology, glaciology, and astrobiology.
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Publication date: 2014-08
Number of pages: 215
Subjects: Non-fiction, Science And Technology, Biology, Ecological Science, The Biosphere, Hydrobiology, Earth Science, Applied Ecology, Limnology (Freshwater)