Timeline

Timeline

Spanning over 400 years, the Vanishing Ice timeline surveys five interconnected areas: Alpine and Polar Literature, Alpine Exploration, Polar Exploration, Fueling the Economy, and Climate Science. Placing the artworks featured in the exhibition and catalog into chronological perspective, the timeline presents an illuminating glimpse into the rich cultural legacy of the planet’s frozen frontiers.

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Selected websites consulted:

Imbert,Bertrand. North Pole, South Pole: Journeys to the Ends of the Earth.

Kolbert, Elizabeth. Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change.

http://www.aip.org/history/climate/timeline.html

ftp://ftp.cmdl.noaa.gov/ccg/co2/trends/co2_weekly_mlo.txt

http://polardiscovery.whoi.edu/arctic/timeline.html

http://alternativeenergy.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=002475