About The Product
Published through the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Antarctic study Series.
The four million to twenty million sq. kilometers of sea ice that surrounds the Antarctic continent represents one of many biggest and such a lot dynamic ecosystems on the earth. This sea ice matrix offers a habitat for a wide selection of organisms, a few of which dwell their whole lives in the ice whereas others are just occasional viewers. huge grazers, resembling copepods and krill which come to the ocean ice to feed, characterize very important hyperlinks among sea ice biota and the pelagic surroundings. regrettably, as a result inherent trouble of sampling such an atmosphere, many facets of this detailed habitat are nonetheless poorly understood. the aim of this quantity is to offer new information regarding this atmosphere in order that its position in the Antarctic food-web (and as a sink for carbon dioxide) and its susceptibility to environmental adjustments will be higher understood.