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By Professor Reinhard Pienitz, Marianne S. V. Douglas, John P. Smol (auth.), John P. Smol, Professor Reinhard Pienitz, Associate Professor Marianne S. V. Douglas (eds.)

Concerns in regards to the results of worldwide weather switch have targeted awareness at the vulnerability of circumpolar areas. long term historic info are had to larger comprehend the value and path of environmental switch on the topic of either average and anthropogenic reasons, in addition to to evaluate styles of normal variability. The paucity of instrumental info calls for that proxy tools be used. The abundance of lakes in the course of the Arctic and Antarctic makes paleolimnological techniques particularly robust instruments to aid interpretations of environmental switch.

This e-book presents a synthesis of the wide spectrum of concepts on hand for producing long term environmental files from circumpolar lakes. It additionally offers overviews of the geographic quantity of paleolimnological paintings accomplished to date in those areas. It explores the various ways that paleolimnology is used to handle the urgent and rising environmental problems with high-latitude areas. by means of delivering either an creation and in-depth studies, this quantity is of curiosity to scholars and complicated researchers alike who're learning earth, atmospheric and environmental sciences.

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