Brave New Arctic
The Untold Story of the Melting NorthBook - 2018
In the 1990s, researchers in the Arctic noticed that floating summer sea ice had begun receding. This was accompanied by shifts in ocean circulation and unexpected changes in weather patterns throughout the world. The Arctic's perennially frozen ground, known as permafrost, was warming, and treeless tundra was being overtaken by shrubs. What was going on? Brave New Arctic is Mark Serreze's riveting firsthand account of how scientists from around the globe came together to find answers.
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey :, Princeton University Press,, 
Characteristics: xii, 255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm