The White Planet: The Evolution and Future of Our Frozen World

By Jean Jouzel; Claude Lorius et al. | Go to book overview

INDEX
ablation, 20, 21–22, 29–30, 35, 69, 206
Adélie Land, 31, 34, 86, 98, 99, 250
Adhémar, Joseph Alphonse, 39, 49
aerosols, 72, 73, 115, 139, 170, 180–81, 183, 204, 262, 271; content of atmospheric aerosols, 116; effects of on clouds, 181; origins of, 181; radiative forcing of, 181; sulfur aerosols, 151
Africa, 44, 147, 149, 190, 222
Agassiz, Louis, 19, 37, 38
air bubbles, in the ice of Antarctica, 73–77, 103–4, 134, 143, 271; extraction of the bubbles from ice, 89–90; oxygen 18 found in, 119; relationship of nitrogen to oxygen in, 80, 126
air content, 75, 83, 116, 126, 191, 193. See also air bubbles, in the ice of Antarctica
Alaska, 9, 45
albedo, 7–8, 14, 118, 161, 176, 181, 196, 206–7
Aletsch glacier, 6
Alexander I, 31
alkenones, 62
Allègre, Claude, 189, 191
Allerod period, 130
Alps, the, 20, 49, 106, 187; effects of global warming on, 222–23; French Alps, 21, 207–8; Swiss Alps, 22–23
American Academy of Sciences, 191
American Geophysical Union, 153
Amery Ice Sheet, 13, 35
ammonium, 135
Amsterdam Island, 165
Amundsen, Roald, 24
Amundsen Sea, 26
Andes, 6, 23, 78, 223; glaciers of, 105–6
Angelis, Martine de, 90
Antarctic, 32
Antarctic Peninsula, 12, 13, 34–35, 55, 109, 199
Antarctic Treaty (1959), 85, 249
Antarctica, 7, 8, 10, 18, 38, 44, 68, 71, 72, 73, 85, 107, 114, 122, 141, 147, 212, 252, 253, 273; Australian research in, 104; chronology of ice in, 79; climate of, 123–24, 128–29; contribution of to the rise in sea levels, 212, 213; cooling of, 45; deep core drilling in central Antarctica, 105; drilling in by the Japanese, 103; exploration of by the French, 86–88; glaciation of, 45; ice sheets of, 5, 12–13, 247, 261; initial exploration of, 31–32, 34; movement of ice in, 69; research conducted by Europeans in, 100; separation of from Australia, 45; sulfates in, 266–67; uncertain mass balance of, 34–36; unexplored areas of, 18; warming of, 198–200. See also Dôme C; East Antarctica; West Antarctica
Anthropocene period, 247, 272–75

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