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By Waldo E. Smith(eds.)

ISBN-10: 0875900070

ISBN-13: 9780875900070

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Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

This quantity, which begun as a memorial to a pioneering scientist of one other age, has develop into a memorial additionally to 2 scientists of our personal day, Harry Wexler and Edward C. Thiel, each one of whom has made major contributions to our elevated figuring out of Antarctica. In his earlier actions as leader Scientist for the U.S.-IGY Antarctic software, Harry Wexler served as an inspirational strength via his all?]encompassing clinical curiosity and his nice love for Antarctica. He continuously under pressure the wide view and the interdisciplinary facets of this system; this used to be his consultant in organizing the Symposium. As Convener and as Chairman of the classes on meteorology, oceanography, and glaciology, Harry Wexler inspired a whole and whole dialogue of the numerous fascinating matters pronounced during this quantity. Ed Thiel, via his devoted and thorough exploration of Antarctica, has left his stamp not just in this quantity, yet in his many different works within which Antarctica has been unveiled and defined.

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