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Claude Lorius

The Ice of Antarctica Memory and Passions

C. Lorius, a specialist of the Antartic where he led 17 study expeditions, now takes us on a discovery of this mysterious continent, a desert of cold and ice. He recounts the every day life of researchers in this extreme environment. The discoveries and progress of a science, the study of ice, allows them not only to reconstitue the climate of the past, but also to reach a better understanding of man s impact on the atmosphere of our planet.