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Author Tape, Ken

Title The changing arctic landscape / Ken D. Tape

Publ Info Fairbanks, Alaska : University of Alaska Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  QC984.A4 T37 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QC984.A4 T37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 56 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 x 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Contents The pristine Arctic landscape -- Vegetation -- Glaciers -- Permafrost -- Implications
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.53) and index
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
LC 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)