Marine Benthic Ecosystems

Online Resources

Scientific Publications

E. Domack et al. (2005) A Chemotrophic Ecosystem Found Beneath Antarctic Ice Shelf. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union. Vol. 86, No. 29, 19 July 2005, Pgs. 269 - 276.

Children's Books

Dyson, James L. (1962) The World of Ice, Random House, Canada. Pgs. 292 + glossary.
Summary: A complete text book including the birth of a glacier, how it sculpts the land to the changing climate.

Erickson, Jon (1996) Glacial Geology; How Ice Shapes the Land – The Changing Earth Series, Facts on File, Inc. New York, N.Y. Pgs. 248 including glossary, index, bibliography.
Summary: Introduces the basic concepts of glaciology and ice including the perspective of the Ice ages 2.4 billion years ago

Gans, Roma (1987) Danger – Icebergs! Harper & Row Publishers, Inc. (Let's-Read-and-Find-out Books), New York, N.Y. Pgs.32
Summary: Explains how icebergs are formed from glaciers, move into the ocean, crete hazards to ships and melt away. Ages 6 – 9

Gosnell, Mariana (2005) Ice: The Nature, the History, and the Uses of an Astonishing Substance. Knopf, Borzoi Books - Random House, New York, Pgs. 109 West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Summary: All about ice.

Harrison, David (2005) Glaciers Nature's Icy Caps, Boyds Mills Press, Inc. (Let's-Read-and-Find-out Books) Honesdale, Pennsylvania, Pgs 32.
Summary: A lively look at Earth's remarkable natural phenomena. An introduction to nature's icy caps. Ages 6 -9

Sexton, Colleen (2008) Learning about the Earth: Glaciers, Scholastic Children's Press, Minneapolis, MN., Pgs. 24.
Summary: Simple text and supportive images introduce beginning readers to the physical characteristics and geographic locations of glaciers. Ages: 6 - 9

Simon, Seymour (1987) Icebergs and Glaciers; William Morrow and Company, Inc. New York, Pgs. 32.
Summary: Discusses the formation, movement and different types of glaciers and icebergs and describes their effect on the world around them. Ages: 7 – 14.

Tangborn, Wendell V. (1988) Glaciers, Harper & Row Publishers Inc. New York, NY. Pgs. 32.
Summary: Explains how and where glaciers form, how they move and how they shape the land. Ages: 6 - 9

Walker, Sally M. (1990) Glaciers: Ice on the Move; Carolrhoda Books, Inc. , Minneapolis. Pgs. 47
Summary: Describes the formation and movement of different types of glaciers, their effects on the land and how scientists study glaciers. Ages: 9 – 14.