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This quantity, which begun as a memorial to a pioneering scientist of one other age, has turn into a memorial additionally to 2 scientists of our personal day, Harry Wexler and Edward C. Thiel, each one of whom has made major contributions to our elevated realizing of Antarctica. In his previous actions as leader Scientist for the U.S.-IGY Antarctic application, Harry Wexler served as an inspirational strength via his all?]encompassing clinical curiosity and his nice love for Antarctica. He continuously under pressure the extensive view and the interdisciplinary features of this system; this was once his advisor in organizing the Symposium. As Convener and as Chairman of the periods on meteorology, oceanography, and glaciology, Harry Wexler inspired a whole and entire dialogue of the numerous attention-grabbing matters suggested during this quantity. Ed Thiel, via his committed and thorough exploration of Antarctica, has left his stamp not just in this quantity, yet in his many different works within which Antarctica has been unveiled and defined.
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