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- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Mountain regions occupy about a quarter of the global terrestrial land surface and provide goods and services to more than half the humanity. This book gives an overview of the state of research in fields pertaining to the detection, understanding and prediction of global change impacts in mountain regions. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 94.99
Synthesizing research from various fields, this book offers a complete history of the roles played by weather and climate in American life from colonial times to the present. It points out that the significance of the weather and climate are continuously altered by the evolution of American life. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 126.99
This is an introductory text on numerical weather prediction (numerically modelling the general circulation of the atmosphere), utilizing the spectral transform method. It covers infinite difference methods and time-differencing schemes; the theoretical development of the spectral transform method; physical processes; data analyses and more. more...
- World Health Organization 2000; US$ 31.50
A balanced assessment, based on currently available scientific knowledge, of the effects that climate change may have on the environment in Europe and the health of its populations. Written in non-technical language, the book responds to growing public and political concern about the consequences of such widely publicized phenomena as global warming... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 97.00
World energy demand is surging. Oil, coal and natural gas still meet most global energy needs, creating serious implications for the environment. One result is that CO 2 emissions, the principal cause of global warming, are rising. . This new study underlines the close link between efforts to ensure energy security and those to mitigate climate... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 169.00
In line with the principles of the ecological-social market economy, nations using the most energy and causing the most emissions will be financially sanctioned, but not overburdened - climate friendly behaviour and growth will on the other hand be rewarded worldwide. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 359.00
In the global-warming debate, definitive answers to questions about ultimate causes and effects remain elusive. In Global Warming: Myth or Reality? Marcel Leroux seeks to separate fact from fiction in this critical debate from a climatological perspective. Beginning with a review of the dire hypotheses for climate trends, the author describes the history... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 149.00
Presents important aspects of environmental security and sustainable land use in general and in particular for Central Asia. This book covers: the environmental consequences of climate change; sustainable land use and regional development; sustainable development in mountain and steppe regions; and others. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 339.00
Describes the steps which lead from the raw signals measured in space to firstly calibrate a comparable long term data sets and in a second step to information for user communities. This book features an appendix that summarizes useful formulas of the evaluation of satellite data. more...