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Smithsonian at the poles : contributions to International Polar Year science / Igor Krupnik, Michael A. Lang, and Scott E. Miller, editors.

Krupnik, Igor (Added Author). Lang, Michael A. (Added Author). Miller, Scott E. (Scott Everett) (Added Author). International Council for Science. (Added Author). World Meteorological Organization. (Added Author).

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM SI 1.2:P 75/2 (Text) 992512-2001 Online document Available -

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  • Physical Description: xv, 405 pages : digital, PDF file.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2009.

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General Note: Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 22, 2009).
The proceedings of the Smithsonian at the Poles symposium, sponsored by and convened at the Smithsonian Institution on May 3-4, 2007, published as part of the International Polar Year 2007-2008, which is sponsored by the International Council for Science and the World Meteorological Organization.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by Ira Rubinoff -- Executive summary / by Michael A. Lang -- Introduction / by Igor Krupnik, Michael A. Lang, and Scott E. Miller -- IPY histories and legacies. -- Advancing polar research and communicating its wonders: quests, questions, and capabilities of weather and climate studies in International Polar Years / James R. Fleming, Cara Seitchek ; Cooperation at the poles? Placing the First International Polar Year in the context of nineteenth-century scientific exploration and collaboration / Marc Rothenberg ; The policy process and the International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958 / Fae L. Korsmo ; Preserving the origins of the space age: the material legacy of the International Geophysical Year (1957-1958) at the National Air and Space Museum / David H. DeVorkin ; From ballooning in the Arctic to 10,000-foot runways in Antarctica: lessons from historic archaeology / Noel D. Broadbent -- Cultural studies. -- "Of no ordinary importance": reversing polarities in Smithsonian Arctic studies / William W. Fitzhugh ; Yup'ik Eskimo contributions to Arctic research at the Smithsonian / Ann Fienup-Riordan ; Smithsonian contributions to Alaskan ethnography: the first IPY Expedition to Barrow, 1881-1883 / Ernest S. Burch, Jr. ; The art of Iñupiaq whaling: elders' interpretations of International Polar Year ethnological collections / Aron L. Crowell ; From tent to trading post and back again: Smithsonian anthropology in Nunavut, Nunavik, Nitassinan, and Nunatsiavut - the changing IPY agenda, 1882-2007 / Stephen Loring ; "The way we see it coming": building the legacy of indigenous observations in IPY 2007-2008 / Igor Krupnik -- Systematics and biology of polar organisms. -- Species diversity and distributions of pelagic calanoid copepods from the southern ocean / E. Taisoo Park, Frank D. Ferrari ; Brooding and species diversity in the southern ocean: selection for brooders or speciation within brooding clades? / John S. Pearse ... [et al.] ; Persistent elevated abundance of octopods in an overfished Antarctic area / Michael Vecchione ... [et al.]. ; Cold comfort: systematics and biology of Antarctic bryozoans / Judith E. Winston ; Considerations of anatomy, morphology, evolution, and function for Narwhal dentition / Martin T. Nweeia ... [et al.] -- Methods and techniques of under-ice research -- Scientific diving under ice: a 40-year bipolar research tool / Michael A. Lang, Rob Robbins ; Environmental and molecular mechanisms of cold adaptation in polar marine invertebrates / Adam G. Marsh ; Milestones in the study of diving physiology: Antarctic Emperor Penguins and Weddell Seals / Gerald Kooyman ; Interannual and spatial variability in light attenuation: evidence from three decades of growth in the Arctic kelp, Laminaria solidungula / Kenneth H. Dunton, Susan V. Schonberg, Dale W. Funk ; Life under Antarctic pack ice: a Krill perspective / Langdon B. Quentin, Robin M. Ross -- Environmental change and polar marine ecosystems. -- Inhibition of phytoplankton and bacterial productivity by solar radiation in the Ross Sea polynya / Patrick J. Neale ... [et al.] ; Southern ocean primary productivity: variability and a view to the future / Walker O. Smith, Jr., Josefino C. Comiso ; Chromophoric dissolved organic matter cycling during a Ross Sea Phaeocystis antarctica Bloom / David J. Kieber, Diedre A. Toole, Ronald P. Kiene ; Capital expenditure and income (foraging) during Pinniped lactation: the example of the Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) / Regina Eisert, Olav T. Oftedal ; Latitudinal patterns of biological invasions in marine ecosystems: a polar perspective / Gregory M. Ruiz, Chad L. Hewitt -- Polar astronomy : observational cosmology. -- Cosmology from Antarctica / Robert W. Wilson, Antony A. Stark ; Feeding the black hole at the center of the Milky Way: AST/RO observations / Christopher L. Martin ; HEAT: the High Elevation Antarctic Terahertz Telescope / Christopher K. Walker, Craig A. Kulesa ; Watching star birth from the Antarctic plateau / Nick F.H. Tothill ... [et al.] ; Antarctic meteorites: exploring the solar system from the ice / Timothy J. McCoy, Linda C. Welzenbach, Catherine M. Corrigan.
System Details Note: Mode of access: Internet from SI web site. Address as of 4/22/09: http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/bitstream/10088/6831/5/IPY-All.revd.pdf ; current access available via PURL.
Subject: International Polar Year, 2007-2008 > Congresses.
Research > Polar regions > Congresses.
Climatic changes > Detection > Polar regions > Congresses.
Polar regions > Research > Congresses.
Arctic regions > Research > Congresses.
Antarctica > Research > Congresses.
Polar regions > Environmental conditions > Congresses.

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