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- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00
Many scientists today refer to the phenomenon of 'global warming' as 'climate change' because they feel it is a better overall description of the situation. While it is certainly true that the atmosphere is warming up, that is only one part of the problem. As the Earth's atmosphere continues to warm, glaciers and ice caps are melting,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 32.95
Careers in Focus: Meteorology profiles 18 careers for anyone interested in this fascinating field. Job profiles include:. -Broadcast meteorologists. -Climatologists. -Consulting meteorologists. -Environmental meteorologists. -Meteorological equipment technicians. -Physical geographers. -Public policy experts. -Science writers and editors. -Scientific... more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 19.00
The forces of nature can have deadly and damaging consequences for societies and ecosystems that stand in their path. Early warning systems offer one of the best defenses against the adverse effects of climate, water, weather and geologic hazards, although far too often this realization is made after disaster strikes.Heads Up! provides a useful review... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 209.00
Cyclogenesis research is a central issue of meteorology and climatology. This book gives a deep specific view and fundamentally and effectively contributes to the discussion of the problem. It treats cyclogenisis as a stochastic process in a very fundamental way. Since the publication of the first edition of Global Tropical Cyclogenesis in 2001, a... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 229.00
This companion provides a collection of frequently needed numerical data as a convenient desk-top or pocket reference for atmospheric scientists as well as a concise source of information for others interested in this matter. The material contained in this book was extracted from the recent and the past scientific literature; it covers essentially... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 179.00
This book presents the practical aspects of mass measurements. Concepts of gravitational, inertial and conventional mass and details of the variation of acceleration of gravity are described. The Metric Convention and International Prototype Kilogram and BIPM standards are described. The effect of change of gravity on the indication of electronic balances... more...
An assessment of uncertainties and limitations in simulating tropical cyclone climatology and futureSpringer 2012; US$ 129.00
The thesis work was in two major parts: development and testing of a new approach to detecting and tracking tropical cyclones in climate models; and application of an extreme value statistical approach to enable assessment of changes in weather extremes from climate models. The tracking algorithm applied a creative phase-space approach to differentiate... more...
- Marion Boyars 2009; US$ 13.99
When Tamsin Omond left university, she had no idea that within a year she would be up on the roofs of Parliament, breaking the law for her beliefs about climate change. The book is a candid account of her journey from student to rebel with a cause. She takes her first steps in eco-utopia, joins Climate Camp and forms the activist group Climate Rush. more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 99.00
Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives discusses multidisciplinary aspects of the salient concepts, principles, and methods relevant to sustainability in a coherent and comprehensive manner. Topics covered range from green engineering and sustainability metrics to infrastructure and environmental policy. more...