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Water, Ice, and Stone: Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes

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Publisher Comments:

“Nature writing of a very high order . . . a joyride for those who enjoy deep explorations of logic, human frailty and the laws of nature.”—San Francisco Chronicle

“[Bill Green’s] prose rings with the elemental clarity of the ice he knows so well.”—PEN committee citation

A classic of contemporary nature writing, this award-winning account of Antarctica is now available for the first time in paperback. A new introduction by the author emphasizes the ecological importance of the continent within the global warming crisis.

Bill Green is a professor of interdisciplinary studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He has been conducting research in Antarctica since 1968.

Synopsis:

Awarded the coveted John Burroughs Medal in Nature Writing, a scientific and poetic journey into Antarctica.

About the Author

Bill Green made his first journey to Antarctica in 1968 to study the chemistry of the McMurdo Dry Valley lakes. He returns regularly to do research which has resulted in multiple articles on the biogeochemical processes at work in the primordial lakes of that continent. He is a professor of Interdisciplinary studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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ISBN:
9781934137086
Author:
Green, Bill
Publisher:
Bellevue Literary Press
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Lakes
Subject:
Antarctica
Subject:
Lakes -- Antarctica -- Victoria Land.
Subject:
Physics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.8 in 13 oz

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