Introduction to Earth Science: Investigating Earth's Polar Biomes, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615305505
  • ISBN-13: 9781615305506
  • DDC: 577.0911
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 88 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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The sub-zero temperatures and glacial conditions to which the polar regions of the Earth are often subject would make it difficult for many of us to survive there for long periods of time. Yet life is present in both the Arctic and Antarctic, and the lure of discovering new territories and resources has attracted both researchers and explorers to these icy expanses. Readers will journey alongside some of the early expeditions and will learn about the conditions and life that comprise the polar ecosystems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Geography of the Arctic Regions.
2: Arctic Exploration and Scientific Research.
3: Geography of Antarctica.
4: Antarctic Resources.
5: Study and Exploration of Antarctica.
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