- 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
Progress of All Mankind: International Policy.
Terra Australis Incognita.
Our Dynamic Planet: Interdisciplinary Science.
Sustainable Resource Use: Resource Economics.
Our Global Commons: Precedent for Humanity.
The Science Keystone.