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  • Windows on Meteorologyby EK Webb

    CSIRO Publishing 1997; US$ 47.00

    Windows on Meteorology: Australian Perspective answers a host of questions about Australia's weather and climate, and explains the underlying causes of floods, droughts and cyclones. Vivid accounts of dust storms and the mysteries of the 'morning glory' cloud lines are revealed.The book highlights the perception in Aboriginal culture of the connection... more...

  • CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion 2010by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 231.00

    The data in this book show the evolution of the emissions of CO2 from 1971 to 2008 for more than 140 countries and regions by sector and by fuel. Emissions were calculated using IEA energy databases and the default methods and emission factors from the Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. more...

  • Cities and Climate Changeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 82.00

    As the hubs of economic activity, cities drive the vast majority of the world’s energy use and are major contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. Because they are home to major infrastructure and highly concentrated populations, cities are also vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels, warmer temperatures... more...

  • Physics of the Space Environmentby Tamas I. Gombosi

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 108.00 US$ 88.56

    A self-contained, comprehensive introduction to the physical phenomena that result from the interaction of the Sun and the planets. more...

  • The Challenge of Climate Changeby Daniel P. Perlmutter; Robert L. Rothstein

    Wiley 2011; US$ 45.99 US$ 39.86

    Global warming and climate change present complex interlocking issues of public policy, multilateral negotiation, and technological advancement.  This book explores both the problems and the opportunities presented by international agreements, and examines the technological developments and policy goals that can be pursued to effect the changes... more...

  • Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisionsby Katherine Richardson; Will Steffen; Diana Liverman

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 58.00 US$ 47.56

    Provides an up-to-date synthesis of all knowledge relevant to the climate change issue, for researchers, professionals and advanced students. more...

  • Method and Appraisal in Economicsby Latsis

    Cambridge University Press 1980; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    The central problem of the essays in this volume is the problem of theory appraisal in economics. more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reductionby Rajib Shaw; Juan Pulhin; Joy Pereira

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 173.99

    Following on from Volume 4 in this series, which looked at issues and challenges with regard to Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Volume 5 has a specific focus on Asia. Arguably among the regions of the world most vulnerable to climate change, Asia has different mechanisms for CCA and DRR activities. Synergies between... more...

  • Hard Choicesby Harold Coward; Andrew J. Weaver

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00

    Drought, floods, hurricanes, forest fires, ice storms, blackouts, dwindling fish stocks...what Canadian has not experienced one of these or more, or heard about the “greenhouse” effect, and not wondered what is happening to our climate? Yet most of us have a poor understanding of this extremely important issue, and need better, reliable... more...

  • Field Guide to Atmospheric Opticsby Larry C. Andrews

    SPIE 2004; US$ 36.00

    The material in this Field Guide includes a review of classical Kolmogorov turbulence theory, Gaussian-beam waves in free space, and atmospheric effects on a propagating optical wave. These atmospheric effects have great importance in a variety of applications like imaging, free space optical communications, laser radar, and remote sensing. This Guide... more...