Arctic World: An Environmental Glossary of the Far North (Paperback)
Arctic World: An Environmental Glossary of the Far North
With the world's arctic and subarctic regions at the forefront of climatic change, Arctic World defines over 2000 key terms to help you better understand this harsh, yet fascinating area. Included are words and phrases used to describe the physical, natural, and cultural features of the Arctic and subarctic, from birds, mammals, fish, and plants, ice, snow, and glaciers, to native culture. Numerous illustrations add to the usefulness of the glossary.
Subjects covered include: - Astronomy - Anthropology - Botany - Ecology - Fisheries - Geography - Geology - Glaciology, snow and ice - Meteorology - Ornithology - Zoology