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Paleoclimatology

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  • The Two-Mile Time Machineby Richard B. Alley; Richard B. Alley

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    In the 1990s Richard B. Alley and his colleagues made headlines with the discovery that the last ice age came to an abrupt end over a period of only three years. In The Two-Mile Time Machine , Alley tells the fascinating history of global climate changes as revealed by reading the annual rings of ice from cores drilled in Greenland. He explains that... more...

  • Climate Changes during the Holocene and their Impact on Hydrological Systemsby Arie S. Issar

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00

    Comprehensive review of effects of climate variability on hydrological and human systems in the Holocene. more...

  • The Climate of Past Interglacialsby F. Sirocko; M. Claussen; T. Litt; M.F. Sanchez-Goni

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 235.00

    Historically, climate fluctuations, such as the Little Ice Age, show that interglacial climate chage in not entirely stable, but responds to even subtle changes in radiative forcing. Through research, it has been made clear that even an abrupt change of climate within years is not just a theoretical possibility but has in fact happened in the prehistoric... more...

  • Borehole Climatologyby Louise Bodri; Vladimir Cermak

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 250.00

    Climate for the 21st century is expected to be considerably different from the present and recent past. Industrialization growth combined with the increasing CO2 concentration in the atmosphere and massive deforestation are well above the values over the past several decades and are expected to further grow. Air temperature is rising rapidly well as... more...

  • Paleoclimatologyby Raymond S. Bradley

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 109.95

    Raymond S. Bradley provides his readers with a comprehensive and up-to-date review of all of the important methods used in paleoclimatic reconstruction, dating and paleoclimate modeling. Two comprehensive chapters on dating methods provide the foundation for all paleoclimatic studies and are followed by up-to-date coverage of ice core research, continental... more...

  • Dynamical Paleoclimatologyby Barry Saltzman

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 109.95

    The book discusses the ideas and creates a framework for building toward a theory of paleoclimate. Using the rich and mounting array of observational evidence of climatic changes from geology, geochemistry, and paleontology, Saltzman offers a dynamical approach to the theory of paleoclimate evolution and an expanded theory of climate. Saltzman was... more...

  • Global Palaeoclimate of the Late Cenozoicby V.A. Zubakov; I.I. Borzenkova

    Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95

    This is a detailed description of the history and chronology of global climate based on event-signal stratigraphy. The history of global climate is described for the last fifty million years with the description for the last one million years in detail. Climatostratigraphic sequences of twelve key regions are taken as a basis, eight of them situated... more...

  • International geophysics seriesby John Marshall; R. Alan Plumb

    Elsevier Science 1979; US$ 79.95

    For advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in atmospheric, oceanic, and climate science, Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics is an introductory textbook on the circulations of the atmosphere and ocean and their interaction, with an emphasis on global scales. It will give students a good grasp of what the atmosphere and oceans look... more...

  • The Two-Mile Time Machineby Richard B. Alley

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 25.95

    Richard Alley, one of the world's leading climate researchers, tells the fascinating history of global climate changes as revealed by reading the annual rings of ice from cores drilled in Greenland. In the 1990s he and his colleagues made headlines with the discovery that the last ice age came to an abrupt end over a period of only three years. Here... more...

  • Paleoclimatesby Thomas M. Cronin

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    The field of paleoclimatology relies on physical, chemical, and biological proxies of past climate changes that have been preserved in natural archives such as glacial ice, tree rings, sediments, corals, and speleothems. Paleoclimate archives obtained through field investigations, ocean sediment coring expeditions, ice sheet coring programs, and... more...