José Rodrigues dos Santos

 

O Sétimo Selo

(The Seventh Seal)

Research

Research for this novel was carried out on location in Antarctica, which the author visited in March 2007 aboard the ship Lyubov Orlova. Extensive scientific data was provided by numerous studies on global warming, including the 2007 report by the UN Panel on Climate Change, and a number of papers and research on the end of oil. Scientific review of the manuscript was carried out by Filipe Duarte Santos, a professor at Lisbon University and a member of the UN Panel on Climate Change, and Nuno Ribeiro da Silva, the top Portuguese expert on energy.