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  • Coastal Meteorologyby Shih-Ang Hsu

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Coastal meteorology is an integral part of the total system approach to understanding coastal environments. This book provides information for students who are not necessarily majoring in meteorology or atmospheric sciences but who nonetheless have need of such knowledge. Scientists, engineers, and coastal planners will also find this book a useful... more...

  • Global Warning. An ethnography of the encounter between global and localby Sara de Wit

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 35.00

    Moving beyond existing approaches that largely deal with the biophysical consequences of climate change realities in Africa, this book explores an alternative perspective that traces climate change as a travelling idea. It focuses on how globally constructed discourses on climate change find their way to the local level in the Bamenda Grassfields of... more...

  • Masters of Uncertaintyby Phaedra Daipha

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    Though we commonly make them the butt of our jokes, weather forecasters are in fact exceptionally good at managing uncertainty. They consistently do a better job calibrating their performance than stockbrokers, physicians, or other decision-making experts precisely because they receive feedback on their decisions in near real time. Following forecasters... more...

  • A Climate Modelling Primerby Kendal McGuffie; Ann Henderson-Sellers

    Wiley 2013; US$ 93.95 US$ 81.42

    As a consequence of recent increased awareness of the social and political dimensions of climate, many non-specialists discover a need for information about the variety of available climate models. A Climate Modelling Primer, Third Edition explains the basis and mechanisms of all types of current physically-based climate models. A thoroughly revised... more...

  • Climate Governance in the Developing Worldby David Held; Charles Roger; Eva-Maria Nag

    Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    Since 2009, a diverse group of developing states that includes China, Brazil, Ethiopia and Costa Rica has been advancing unprecedented pledges to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, offering new, unexpected signs of climate leadership. Some scholars have gone so far as to argue that these targets are now even more ambitious than those put forward by... more...

  • Operational Weather Forecastingby Peter Michael Inness; Steve Dorling

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    This book offers a complete primer, covering the end-to-end process of forecast production, and bringing together a description of all the relevant aspects together in a single volume; with plenty of explanation of some of the more complex issues and examples of current, state-of-the-art practices. Operational Weather Forecasting covers the whole... more...

  • Energy and Global Climate Changeby Anilla Cherian

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16

    Energy and Global Climate Change : Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide focuses attention on two urgent global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and global climate change. This book presents compelling evidence about an often neglected aspect of the energy-climate change-development... more...

  • Climate Warsby Harald Welzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.50

    Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth’s poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but rather on issues of class, religion and resources.... more...

  • Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Toleranceby Narendra Tuteja; Sarvajeet S. Gill

    Wiley 2013; US$ 477.95 US$ 414.22

    In this ready reference, a global team of experts comprehensively cover molecular and cell biology-based approaches to the impact of increasing global temperatures on crop productivity. The work is divided into four parts. Following an introduction to the general challenges for agriculture around the globe due to climate change, part two discusses... more...

  • Storm Watchersby John D. Cox

    Wiley 2002; US$ 38.00 US$ 32.50

    A lively, inspiring account of the pioneers who sought to accurately predict the weather Benjamin Franklin . . . James P. Espy . . . Cleveland Abbe . . . Carl-Gustaf Rossby . . . Jule G. Charney . . . just a few of the remarkable individuals who struggled against formidable odds to understand the atmosphere and predict the weather. Where they saw... more...