Ice Man: Lonnie Thompson Scales the Peaks for Science

@article{Krajick2002IceML,
  title={Ice Man: Lonnie Thompson Scales the Peaks for Science},
  author={Kevin Krajick},
  journal={Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={298},
  pages={518 - 522}
}
  • K. Krajick
  • Published 18 October 2002
  • Environmental Science
  • Science
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