Science on Ice

Chris Linder, a photographer and researcher associated with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, offers us intimate and exciting accounts off his four separate voyages to the icy polar realms. Startling and beautiful photographs supplement a lucid text which allows the reader to see how scientific expeditions really work, in a terrain that is, alas, swiftly disappearing.

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