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- Springer 2011; US$ 239.00
It is now widely accepted that adaptation will be necessary if we are to manage the risks posed by climate change. What we know about adaptation, however, is limited. While there is a well established body of scholarship proposing assessment approaches and explaining concepts, few studies have examined if and how adaptation is taking place at a national... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
Many island societies now face the challenges of severe depopulation and loss of indigenous culture. In some cases, where the value of indigenous knowledge, nature and culture is widely recognized - as in the case of islands that are designated as, or have, Biosphere Reserves or World Heritage Sites - these challenges may be overcome. Even with such... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
In this title, a three-tier approach is presented: fundamental dynamical concepts of climate processes, their mathematical formulation based on balance equations, and the necessary numerical techniques to solve these equations. This book showcases the global energy balance of the climate system and feedback processes that determine the climate sensitivity,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 209.00
This book looks at how tropical rain forest ecology is altered by climate change. It explores the long term occupation of tropical systems, the influence of fire and the future climatic effects of deforestation, together with anthropogenic emissions. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 140.00
At a time of so much politicized debate over the phenomenon of global warming, the second edition of The Future of the World's Climate places the discussion in a broader geological, paleo-climatic, and astronomical context. This book is a resource based on reviews of current climate science and supported by sound, accurate data and projections made... more...
- World Ahead Publishing 2007; US$ 9.95
The Sky's Not Falling! is the balanced alternative to Scholastic's fear-inducing global warming kids' book.Debuting the same day as celebrity wife Laurie David's Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming, The Sky's Not Falling! is for parents sick of seeing their kids indoctrinated by has-been politicians and Hollywood stars. The Sky's... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
Global warming has become one of the most talked-about topics in the scientific community. Many scientists believe that humans are to blame for climate change and have presented a great deal of scientific evidence that shows Earth's climate is warming at an alarming rate. Others claim that climatic changes are due to natural causes that have operated... more...
- Down East Books 2009; US$ 14.99
Maine's varied geography invites a variety of weather conditions. But, as former Maine State climatologist Gregory Zielinski proves, there's much more to Maine's weather than that. Jet stream, Gulf Stream, cold Canadian air masses, ocean temperature, and much more contribute to the challenges of predicting the weather here. Find out what makes Maine's... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 40.00
This book provides valuable and informative insights into the controversies involving appropriate responses to the protection of life and property in any community when it comes to that ever contentious topic the weather. more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 36.69
Hauptbeschreibung Die Verhandlungen um die Reaktion der Staatengemeinschaft auf den Klimawandel beherrschen die internationale Bühne wie kaum ein zweites Thema. Die wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen, auf denen diese Verhandlungen basieren, liefert das Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Was ist das für ein Gremium, wie funktioniert es und... more...