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Author Tape, Ken.
Title The changing arctic landscape / Ken D. Tape.
Imprint Fairbanks, AK : University of Alaska Press, c2010.
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 Main Collection  QC984.A4 T37 2010    AVAILABLE


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Call # QC984.A4 T37 2010
Phys. Description viii, 56 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Contents The pristine Artic landscape -- Vegetation -- Glaciers -- Permafrost -- Implications.
Summary With this book, photographer Ken Tape sets changes in the landscape in stark relief, pairing decades-old photos of the arctic landscape of Alaska with photos of the same scenes taken in the present. The resulting volume is a stunning reminder of inexorable change; divided into sections on vegetation, permafrost, and glaciers, the images show the startling effects of climate change. In addition, each section presents a short biography of a pioneering scientist who was instrumental in both obtaining the antique photographs and advancing the study of arctic ecosystems, as well as interviews with scientists who have spent decades working in Alaska for the United States Geological Survey.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Alaska -- Climate.
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- Alaska -- Pictorial works.
Alaska -- Environmental conditions -- Pictorial works.
Tape, Ken.
ISBN 9781602230804 (cloth : alk. paper)
1602230803 (cloth : alk. paper)