The Arctic Basin

Results from the Russian Drifting Stations

Professor Ivan E. Frolov, Professor Zalman M. Gudkovich, Dr Vladimir F. Radionov, Dr Alexander V. Shirochkov and Dr Leonid A. Timokhov

The Arctic BasinThe Arctic Basin: Results from the Russian Drifting Stations provides for the first time a unique insight into the work and achievements of the drifting stations established in the Arctic Basin in 1937.

The main aims and goals of the stations are set out, as are the methods of organizing the drifting stations, gear and equipment for life support and scientific observations. The main results of scientific analysis of data obtained during meteorological, oceanographic, ice and geophysical observations are presented, and numerous illustrations and tables help shed further light on the Arctic region.

The Artic Basin

Table of Contents

Preface
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
List of figures
List of tables
Abbreviations
  1. A brief history of Arctic exploration
  2. Meteorological investigations
  3. Sea ice cover
  4. Oceanography
  5. Geophysical observations
  6. Conclusion
References
Index



Extent: 304 pages; 16-page colour section
Binding: Hardback
Publication Date: October 2005
ISBN: 978-3-540-24142-3



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