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Science into Policy

  • ID: 1763143
  • Book
  • 252 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Science into Policy: Global Lessons from Antarctica reveals a unique model for integrating Earth system science with environmental and resource policies to balance economic, governmental, and societal interests. Since the International Geophysical Year in 1957-1958, scientific investigation has fostered international cooperation and the rational use of Antarctica for peaceful purposes only. Beyond merely presenting information, this book integrates content and concepts in a manner that will appeal to individuals with interests in the natural and the social sciences.

- Integrated chapters convey the natural and the human dimensions of Antarctica- Time and space concepts are introduced from diverse perspectives to facilitate insights into ecosystem and environmental variability- Included CD-ROM provides searchable access to a comprehensive database of Antarctic Treaty documents- The author has been leading international expeditions to "the ice" for the past three decades

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Earth System Science: Sense of Wonder
Global Dimensions.
Conceptual Integration.
Progress of All Mankind: International Policy.
Terra Australis Incognita.
Awakening Science.
International Stewardship.
Our Dynamic Planet: Interdisciplinary Science.
Spreading Planet.
Flowing Planet.
Breathing Planet.
Living Planet.
Sustainable Resource Use: Resource Economics.
Ecosystem Conservation.
Environmental Protection.
Our Global Commons: Precedent for Humanity.
The Science Keystone.
Cited References.
Recommended Resources.
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Berkman, Paul Arthur
Paul Arthur Berkman works at Ohio State University in the Byrd Polar Research Center, Columbus, USA
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