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Author Faria, Sérgio Henrique, author.

Title The EPICA-DML deep ice core : a visual record / Sérgio Henrique Faria, Sepp Kipfstuhl, Anja Lambrecht.

Published Berlin, Germany : Springer, [2018]

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Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 305 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Frontiers in earth sciences, 1863-4621
Frontiers in earth sciences (Springer (Firm))
Springer Earth and Environmental Science eBooks 2018 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part I. EDML Facts and Physics -- 1 Getting Started -- 2 Antarctica and EPICA -- 3 The EDML Drilling Site -- 4 Multiscale Structure of the EDML Core -- 5 EDML Line-Scan Images. Part II. EDML Visual Stratigraphy Record.
Summary The line-scan images collected in this book represent the most accurate optical record of Antarctic ice cores ever presented, providing an invaluable resource for glaciologists and climate modellers, as well as a fascinating compilation of ice core images for Antarctica enthusiasts. Global warming and the Earth's past climate are the two main reasons for extracting deep ice cores from Antarctica. Indeed, dust particles, aerosols and other climatic traces deposited on the snow surface, as well as the air trapped in bubbles by compacted snow, produce chronologically ordered strata, making the ice from Antarctica the most accurate and valuable archive of the Earth's climate over the last million years. In addition, the layered structure produced by these strata, when revealed by appropriate methods, provides indispensable information concerning the flow and mechanical stability of the Antarctic ice sheet, allowing us to assess the current and future impact of global warming on the melting of polar ice caps with much greater precision.
Other author Kipfstuhl, Sepp, author.
Lambrecht, Anja, author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Ice cores.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
ISBN 9783662553084 (electronic bk.)
3662553082 (electronic bk.)
3662553066
9783662553060
9783662553060 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-662-55308-4