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- Wiley 2013; US$ 133.95
European Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptation: A Spatial Planning Perspective analyses the impacts climate change might have on regions and their local economies. Regions clearly differ in view of the complex patterns of climate change impact, but also regarding the given vulnerability and coping capacity. Impacts of climate change can have... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
This book explains the science of climate change in plain language and shows that the 2 to 4 percent of climate scientists who are skeptical that humans are the main cause of global warming are a fringe minority?and have a well-established history of being wrong. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95
Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a social resilience approach. The book is based on... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 329.00
The Handbook of the Solar-Terrestrial Environment is a unique compendium. Recognized international leaders in their field contribute chapters on basic topics of solar physics, space plasmas and the Earth's magnetosphere, and on applied topics like the aurora, magnetospheric storms, space weather, space climatology and planetary science. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This book fulfills the global need to evaluate measurement results along with the associated uncertainty. In the book, together with the details of uncertainty calculations for many physical parameters, probability distributions and their properties are discussed. Definitions of various terms are given and will help the practicing metrologists to grasp... 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...