Polynyas: Windows to the World

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Author: W.O. Smith and D.G. Barber (Eds.)
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Genre: Geography
Pages: 1
Language: english
Year: 2007
ISBN 10: 0444529527
ISBN 13: 9780080522937
Series: Elsevier Oceanography Series 74
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

Polynyas are relatively ice-free regions when compared to the areas around them, and have been suggested as being foci for energy transfer between the atmosphere and ocean, ice ''factories'', and critical areas with respect to polar ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles....