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Paleoclimatology

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

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95 US$ 16.33

    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...

  • Natural Climate Variability and Global Warmingby Richard W. Battarbee; Heather A. Binney

    Wiley 2009; US$ 142.95 US$ 123.89

    Whilst there is now overwhelming evidence that greenhouse-gas pollution is becoming the dominant process responsible for global warming, it is also clear that the climate system varies quite naturally on different time-scales. Predicting the course of future climate change consequently requires an understanding of the natural variability of the climate... more...

  • Past Climate Variability through Europe and Africaby Richard W. Battarbee; Françoise Gasse; Catherine E. Stickley

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 126.87

    This book provides a major synthesis of evidence for past climate variability at the regional and continental scale across Europe and Africa. It focuses on two complementary time-scales, the Holocene (approximately the last 11,500 years) and the last glacial-interglacial cycle (approximately the last 130,000 years). An overview of the climate system... 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...

  • Earth Paleoenvironments: Records Preserved in Mid- and Low-Latitude Glaciersby L.DeWayne Cecil; Jaromy R. Green; Lonnie G. Thompson

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 126.87

    Glaciers provide an unparalleled tool for studying global environmental change. This book is the first of its kind concentrating on the paleoenvironmental record archived in mid- and low-latitude glaciers. By concentrating mainly on the last 500 years of these records, we can now see that laws enacted to protect our environment in Europe and North... 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...

  • Biotic Response to Global Changeby Stephen J. Culver; Peter F. Rawson

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 48.00

    Investigates the reaction of life to global environmental change, for researchers and graduate students. more...

  • Quaternary Glaciationsby J. Ehlers; P.L. Gibbard

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 285.00

    This book is the second of three volumes in which the recent knowledge of the extent and chronology of Quaternary glaciations has been compiled on a global scale. This information is seen as a fundamental requirement, not only for the glacial community, but for the wider user-community of general Quaternary workers. In particular the need for accurate... more...

  • Quaternary Glaciationsby J. Ehlers; P.L. Gibbard

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 300.00

    This book is the last of three volumes in which the recent knowledge of the extent and chronology of Quaternary glaciations has been compiled on a global scale. This information is seen as a fundamental requirement, not only for the glacial community, but for the wider user-community of general Quaternary workers. In particular the need for accurate... more...