Science into Policy

Science into Policy : Global Lessons from Antarctica

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Science into Policy: Global Lessons from Antarctica reveals a unique model for integrating Earth system science with environmental and resource policies to balance economic, governmental, and societal interests. Since the International Geophysical Year in 1957-1958, scientific investigation has fostered international cooperation and the rational use of Antarctica for peaceful purposes only. Beyond merely presenting information, this book integrates content and concepts in a manner that will appeal to individuals with interests in the natural and the social sciences.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 252 pages
  • 152.4 x 220.98 x 22.86mm | 521.63g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 012091560X
  • 9780120915606
  • 1,251,872

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"I recommend the book because of its clear message, which merits support especially by those who are educating young people."
-Arch. Fish. Mar. Res. (2004)
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Table of contents

Earth System Science: Sense of Wonder
Global Dimensions.
Conceptual Integration.
Progress of All Mankind: International Policy.
Terra Australis Incognita.
Awakening Science.
International Stewardship.
Our Dynamic Planet: Interdisciplinary Science.
Spreading Planet.
Flowing Planet.
Breathing Planet.
Living Planet.
Sustainable Resource Use: Resource Economics.
Ecosystem Conservation.
Environmental Protection.
Our Global Commons: Precedent for Humanity.
The Science Keystone.
Cited References.
Recommended Resources.
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