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Current Antarctic Literature,
regarded as the world's most comprehensive antarctic abstracting and indexing
service, is the monthly awareness service of the Antarctic Bibliography.
As of 1 January 1997, it is no longer available as a printed publication.
The complete Antarctic Bibliography file, which extends back to 1951,
will be available for online searching on the Library of Congress Project
World Wide Web site in 1997.
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For bibliographic citations and abstracts see:
Highlights of the August 1997 Current Antarctic Literature
|Local fisheries are the source of much of Bird Island's beach debris
|| p.1: A-57490|
|The 8,000 meteorite fragments found in Antarctica are more than half the number collected on Earth
|| p.1: A-57524|
|Five species of Tanaidacea are recorded from the Southern Hemisphere for the first time
|| p.2: B-57446|
|Isotopic composition of Bellingshausen and Norwegian-Greenland Sea diatoms in sediments is different from published accounts
|| p.6: B-57542|
|Human activity is likely to have spread an infectious poultry virus in wild antarctic penguins
|| p.6: B-57548|
|Coats Land and parts of Queen Maud Land may not have been part of the East Antarctic craton 1.1 billion years ago
|| p.8: E-57481|
|Mapping has identified coal measures in the Prince Charles Mountains that are much thicker than previously inferred.
|| p.10: E-57519|
|This detailed satellite view of southern-ocean sea ice motion is unique, comprehensive, and not previously available.
|| p.10: F-57505|
|The ice sheet sector adjacent to Wright Valley has remained stable for 3.5 million years .
|| p.10: F-57506|
|The mass balance of glaciers that fringe the Victoria Land coast shows a significantly positive value .
|| p.11: F-57529|
|An under-snow tunneling system provides new passageways and utility corridors at the South Pole
|| p.12: G-57464 - G-57467|
|Reinforcing a building with exterior steel trusses reduces wind-induced vibrations
|| p.12: G-57561|
|Sediment toxicity, the ozone hole, and increased ultraviolet radiation increase hazards to marine life.
|| p.17: J-57570|
|New, better telescope for astronomy and aeronomy is operating at Amundsen-Scott Station.
|| p.17: K-57511|
|A record of repeated intercontinental extensions during Paleozoic and Jurassic times was established at Falkland Is.
|| p.18: L-57520 |
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