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- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Snow and ice environments support significant biological activity, yet the biological importance of some of these habitats, such as glaciers, has only recently gained appreciation. Collectively, these ecosystems form a significant part of the cryosphere, most of which is situated at high latitudes. These ice environments are important sentinels of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 21.99
Climate change is a major topic of concern today, scientifically, socially, and politically. It will undoubtedly continue to be so for the foreseeable future, as predicted changes in global temperatures, rainfall, and sea level take place, and as human society adapts to these changes.In this remarkable new work, Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams demonstrate... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.95
For historian Gale Christianson , the emergence of global warming is one of the most compelling stories in the history of humankind, made all the richer for having been a slowly developing phenomenon. In his brilliantly constructed book Greenhouse , Christianson blends the research of a scholar with a novelist?s storytelling skill, offering an... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.95
Encircling the northern hemisphere like a giant green halo, the Boreal forest plays a crucial role in protecting us from global warming. Its peat bogs absorb carbon dioxide and purify the air we breathe. But the forest is disappearing. Veteran journalist and author Daniel Gawthrop reveals the array of wildlife, plants and peoples of the Boreal... more...
- Columbia University Press 2000; US$ 43.99
Scientists and policymakers are beginning to understand in ever-increasing detail that environmental problems cannot be understood solely through the biophysical sciences. Environmental issues are fundamentally human issues and must be set in the context of social, political, cultural, and economic knowledge. The need both to understand how human... more...
- Hodder Education 2010; US$ 22.38
Features up-to-date case studies on key topics in AS and A2 Geography. Specific questions are posed and examiner guidance is provided on how the material can be used to tackle them. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95
This publication presents a portrait of the social advantages and limitations of climate change related modeling in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region. It addresses the implied but largely uncritiqued relationships between scientific modeling knowledge and local adaptation responses, as well as theoretical perspectives on modeling and adaptation. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
As it becomes clear that climate change is not easily within the boundaries of the 1990 s, society needs to be prepared and needs to anticipate future changes due to the uncertain changes in climate. So far, extensive research has been carried out on several issues including the coastal defence or shifting ecozones. However, the role spatial design... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 7.28
Weather Eye is a selection from the famous column in The Irish Times, which over the years has described and evoked all aspects of that most perennial of subjects for exchange and conversation - the lingua franca of country - and townspersons everywhere. Subjects encompassed include weather in history, weather in literature, weather in folklore, weather... more...