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  • Coping with Climate Changeby Ramesha Chandrappa; Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha; Sushil K. Gupta

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    The Environmental and climatic issues varies from continent to continent and is unique to Asia. Understanding the issues does need lot of research and study material which students may not be able to gather due to shortage of time and resources. Hence an effort is made by authors gathering there experience and academic input from renowned universities... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nationsby James D. Ford; Lea Berrang-Ford

    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...

  • Island Futuresby Godfrey Baldacchino; Daniel T. Niles

    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...

  • Introduction to Climate Modellingby Thomas Stocker

    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...

  • Tropical Rainforest Responses to Climatic Changeby Mark Bush; John Flenley; William Gosling

    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...

  • The Future of the World's Climateby Ann Henderson-Sellers; Kendal McGuffie

    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...

  • The Sky's Not Falling!by Holly Fretwell

    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...

  • Global Warming and Climate Changeby Stephen M. Tomecek

    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...

  • Early China Coast Meteorologyby P. Kevin MacKeown

    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...

  • Global Warming and the Future of the Earthby Robert G. Watts

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    The globally averaged surface temperature of the Earth has increased during the past century by about 0.7C. Most of the increase can be attributed to the greenhouse effect, the increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide that is emitted when fossil fuels are burned to produce energy.The book begins with the important distinction between... more...