Antarctic Solid-earth Sciences Research: A Guide for the Next Decade and Beyond
National Academy Press, 1986 - Antarctica - 40 pages
Report advocates a directed change in the U.S. approach to antarctic geoscience research, which involves focussing much of the future research into two geotraverse zones.
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