Science into Policy
Global Lessons from Antarctica
- Paul Berkman, Ohio State University, Byrd Polar Research Center, Columbus, U.S.A.
Science into Policy: Global Lessons from Antarctica reveals a unique model for integrating Earth system science with environmental and resource policies to balance economic, governmental, and societal interests. Since the International Geophysical Year in 1957-1958, scientific investigation has fostered international cooperation and the rational use of Antarctica for peaceful purposes only. Beyond merely presenting information, this book integrates content and concepts in a manner that will appeal to individuals with interests in the natural and the social sciences.
Undergraduate textbook for courses in environmental sciences,; suppemental reference to undergraduate courses in international policy, natural resources management.