Kingdom of Frost (Innbundet)

The Cryosphere and Life


Bjørn Roar Vassnes

Norwegian title: Frostens rike
Norwegian subtitle: Kryosfæren og livet
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2017
Pages: 192
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202558819
Kategori: Teknikk og populærvitenskap
Overview Frostens rike

The Cryosphere is the name of those parts of the earth that contain frozen water; like snow, ice, permafrost, glaciers - and something that very few has heard of: invisible glaciers. This is a part of the world that most of us only know from afar - with the exception of Norwegians and other Northerners. But we see less and less of it, as the area is shrinking.

Bjørn Vassnes, Norway´s leading science journalist and native to the arctic plateau of Finnmarksvidda, take us on a fascinating journey through climate research, biology, cultural history and archaeology. Weather you live in it or not, The Kingdom of Frost effects all life on earth.

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Author Bjørn Roar Vassnes

Bjørn Vassnes (1951–) is one of Norway's leading science journalists and has won several national and international prizes. He has a regular science column in the newspaper Klassekampen, and has written several books with popular scientific themes. He was involved in the launch of the popular Science TV-show Schrødingers Katt on NRK, and has as a journalist been awarded Fritt ords honør and the The Golden Pen.

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