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- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95
"If you're an armchair weather expert, a weather junkie or simply enjoy the intricacies of the world's most turned-to conversation topic, look no further than Weather Whys: Fact, Myths, and Oddities by meteorologist and editor Paul Yeager. In this slender volume, Yeager sets out to give readers a basic appreciation for storms, winds, freezing rain,... more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 16.99
From hurricanes to droughts - be an eyewitness to Mother Nature's work with DK Eyewitness Books: Weather . Discover everything from why deserts are dry to what makes raindrops grow and how to put together your own weather forecast in Eyewitness: Weather . more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 55.00
The accelerating pace of global warming is provoking anxiety that the Earth is reaching an ominous threshold, a point of no return. Within a decade or two, various feedbacks may take greenhouse warming past any human ability to contain or reverse it. Carbon-dioxide levels in the atmosphere are rising rapidly, fed by increasing fossil-fuel use world-wide,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 100.00
In 2001 the 26 IEA Member countries took or planned over 200 energy-related policies and measures to tackle climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions. This volume reviews the actions taken and describes them in detail. It shows how developed countries implement the commitments made under international agreements or at national level to reduce... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 26.99
When Jeff Goodell first encountered the term ?geoengineering?, he had a vague sense that it involved outlandish schemes to counteract global warming. As a journalist, he was deeply sceptical. But he was also intrigued. The planet was in trouble. Could geoengineers help? As Goodell shows in this bracing book, even if we could muster the political... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 97.95
Climate and Oceans is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles?all written by experts in their field?fall into several categories, including: ocean circulation, heat and water... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 44.00
Global warming is the ultimate climate change; this book displays climate variability through past experiences. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 129.00
The book covers state-of-the-art considerations on how climate change has and will deliver impacts on major globalised biophysical and societal themes that will affect the way the world functions. Human activity has resulted in changes to atmospheric chemistry and land cover, and caused serious decline in biodiversity. Modifying biogeochemical cycles... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 279.00
Climate is a paradigm of a complex system. Analysing climate data is an exciting challenge, which is increased by non-normal distributional shape, serial dependence, uneven spacing and timescale uncertainties. This book presents bootstrap resampling as a computing-intensive method able to meet the challenge. It shows the bootstrap to perform reliably... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00
Global climate change cannot be understood without knowing the fundamental principles of science, economics and politics that condition our policy choices. To that end, the contributors to this volume, experts in their respective fields, take a comprehensive look at the major issues involved. This volume is written for policymakers and informed citizenry... more...