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Arctic Ocean Sediments: Processes, Proxies, and by R. Stein

By R. Stein

even though it is mostly accredited that the Arctic Ocean is a truly delicate and critical sector for adjustments within the worldwide weather, this sector is the final significant physiographic province of the earth whose short-and long term geological background is way much less recognized compared to different ocean areas. This lack of expertise is especially attributable to the foremost technological/logistic difficulties in achieving this harsh, ice-covered quarter with general study vessels and in retrieving lengthy and undisturbed sediment cores. in the course of the the final approximately twenty years, besides the fact that, a number of foreign and multidisciplinary send expeditions, together with the 1st medical drilling on Lomonosov Ridge in 2004, a break-through in Arctic examine, have been conducted into the vital Artic and its surrounding shelf seas. effects from those expeditions have enormously complicated our wisdom on Arctic Ocean paleoenvironments.
Published syntheses concerning the wisdom on Arctic Ocean geology, nonetheless, are in keeping with facts on hand sooner than 1990. A entire compilation of knowledge on Arctic Ocean paleoenvironment and its short-and long term variability in line with the large volume of recent facts together with the ACEX drilling facts, has now not been to be had but. With this e-book, providing (1) exact info on glacio-marine sedimentary methods and geological proxies used for paleoenvironmental reconstructions, and (2) special geological information on smooth environments, Quaternary variability on assorted time scales in addition to the long term weather heritage in the course of Mesozoic-Tertiary instances, this hole in wisdom could be filled.

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