Books et al.Earth Sciences

A remote region, revealed

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Science  28 Jun 2019:
Vol. 364, Issue 6447, pp. 1241
DOI: 10.1126/science.aax4901

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Summary

Although Greenland occasionally figures into news stories and debates about rising sea level and a warming Earth, the relevant historical background rarely enters into such discussions. Consequently, many fascinating elements of the island's story that could capture the interest and attention of the public have lain dormant. Jon Gertner's compelling book, The Ice at the End of the World, addresses this paucity with intelligence and insight.

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