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Inside Biosphere 2: earth science under glass

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In the Arizona desert, scientists conduct studies and experiments aimed to help us better understand our environment and what sort of things are happening to it due to climate change. The location is Biosphere 2, an immense structure that contains a replica ocean, savannah, and rainforest, among other Earth biomes. It's a unique take on the Scientists in the Field mission statement -- in this case, the lab is a replica that allows the scientists to conduct large-scale experimentsthat would otherwise be impossible.
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9780544761292
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Full title inside biosphere 2 earth science under glass
Author carson mary kay
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
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display_description "In the 1990s, scientists lived inside Biosphere 2 (Biosphere 1 is the Earth itself) for two years, trying to figure out if colonizing Mars would ever be possible. Now scientists don't live there but instead conduct all sorts of studies and experiments aimed to help us better understand our environment and especially understand what sort of things are happening to it due to climate change and other man-made problems. It's a unique take on the Scientists in the Field mission statement - in this case, the field/lab is a replica that allows the scientists to conduct large scale experiments that would otherwise be impossible."--
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series Scientists in the field
series_with_volume Scientists in the field|
subject_facet Biosphere 2 (Project) -- Juvenile literature, Closed ecological systems (Space environment) -- Juvenile literature, Ecology -- Research -- Juvenile literature, Human ecology -- Juvenile literature
title_display Inside Biosphere 2 : earth science under glass
title_full Inside Biosphere 2 : earth science under glass / Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman, Inside Biosphere 2 Earth Science Under Glass
title_short Inside Biosphere 2 :
title_sub earth science under glass
topic_facet Closed ecological systems (Space environment), Ecology, Human ecology, Juvenile Nonfiction, Research, Science