A history of the exploitation of the Ross Sea, Antarctica

@article{Ainley2010AHO,
  title={A history of the exploitation of the Ross Sea, Antarctica},
  author={David G. Ainley},
  journal={Polar Record},
  year={2010},
  volume={46},
  pages={233-243}
}
  • David G. Ainley
  • Published 2010
  • Geology
  • Polar Record
  • Recent analyses of anthropogenic impacts on marine systems have shown that the Ross Sea is the least affected stretch of ocean on Earth, although historical effects were not included in those studies. Herein the literature is reviewed in order to quantify the extent of extraction of biological resources from the Ross Sea continental shelf and slope from the start of the 20th century. There was none before that time. An intense extraction of Weddell seals Leptonychotes weddellii by the… CONTINUE READING

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