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- American Meteorological Society 2013; Not Available
America has one of the most varied and dynamic weather systems in the world. Every year, the Gulf Coast is battered by hurricanes, the Great Plains are ravaged by tornados, the Midwest is pummeled by blizzards, and the temperature in the Southwest reaches a sweltering 120 degrees. Extreme weather can be a matter of life and death, but even when it... more...
- Hodder Education 2010; US$ 11.18
Features up-to-date case studies on key topics in AS and A2 Geography. Specific questions are posed and examiner guidance is provided on how the material can be used to tackle them. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 141.65
Spatial design and planning can be crucial tools in our adapting to climate change. This book explores the use of those tools in the areas of water management, ecology, coastal defense, the urban environment and energy. more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 79.00
This e-book is a suitable reference on the technical and scientific competence related to effective application and integration of cool materials in the built environment. It is a useful guide for civil engineering and environmental management graduates as well as working professionals in the industry including architects, urban planners and environmental... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99
This book traces the major exchanges that have occurred since colonial times in the role of weather in life and livelihood in the U.S. The intent is to relate how shifts in ordinary human activities have been influenced and altered the significance of climate patterns -- patterns that have been far more stable than the society experiencing them --... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95
The first book of its kind in English, Ancient Meteorology discusses Greek and Roman approaches and attitudes to this broad discipline, which in classical antiquity included not only 'weather', but occurrences such as earthquakes and comets that today would be regarded as geological, astronomical or seismological. The range and diversity of this... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 13.73
Eine effektive Klimapolitik muss nicht nur unerwünschten Klimawandel vermeiden, sondern auch Anpassungsstrategien umfassen. Diese sollen die negativen Auswirkungen von Klimaveränderungen für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft mindern. Die Entwicklung neuer Technologien, die weltweit einen Beitrag zur Anpassung an den Klimawandel leisten können, bietet auch... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 175.00
Antarctic Climate Evolution is the first book dedicated to furthering knowledge on the evolution of the world?s largest ice sheet over its ~34 million year history. This volume provides the latest information on subjects ranging from terrestrial and marine geology to sedimentology and glacier geophysics. An overview of Antarctic climate change,... more...