Draws together the current knowledge on life in snow and ice environments. It describes these often complex and highly productive ecosystems, their physical and chemical conditions, and the nature and activity of the organisms that have colonised them.
Preface; 1: An introduction to ice environments and their biology; 2: Snow; 3: Ice surface environments; 4: Sea and lake ice; 5: Sub-glacial environments; 6: Astrobiology; 7: Future directions; Glossary; References; Index
Dimensioni: 246x189 mm.
Illustration Notes:100 black and white illustrations plus an 8 page colour plate section
Pagine Arabe: 192