Water, Ice, And Stone: Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes

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By Bill Green

Synopsis: Bill Green goes to the lakes of Antarctica to do scientific field research, but finds in his own memories and in the beauty and brutality of a lonely, dangerous land, something of the awe and wonder that are the inspirations for scientific inquiry.

Winner of the John Burroughs Medal in 1996

Published: June 1995 | ISBN-13: 978-1934137086

Author bio: Bill Green is a geochemist and professor emeritus at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Green first traveled to Antarctica in 1968 and began doing his own research there in 1980. To date (2011) he has been there nine times and has published many articles on the biogeochemical processes in the pristine lakes and meltwater streams of the McMurdo Dry Valleys. – From Goodreads.com

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