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Meteorology. Climatology

  • Warningby Sophie Cunningham

    The Text Publishing Company 2014; US$ 32.99

    Warning is the definitive account of one of the most frightening extreme weather events our country has ever seen. When Cyclone Tracy swept down on Darwin at Christmas 1974, the weather became not just a living thing but a killer. Tracy destroyed an entire city, left seventy-one people dead and ripped the heart out of Australia's season of goodwill.... more...

  • The Economic Implications of Climate Change in Britainby Martin Parry; Rachel Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Climate change could have a substantial economic impact, particularly on coastal states where seas level rises will be felt most strongly. Among these, the British Isles are likely to be significantly affected, and they provide an excellent case study of the consequences for specific sectors of the economy. In this book, leading experts - including... more...

  • Cases in Climate Change Policyby Ragnar E. Lofsted; Ute Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume examines case studies on EU countries' policy to combat climate change, examining the constraints of and opportunities for the implementation of climate change strategies in these countries. The introductory section provides an overview of the climate change problem and its potential effects, examining the roles of different greenhouse... more...

  • Cloud Dynamicsby Robert A. Jr. Houze

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 70.95

    As models of the Earth/atmosphere system and observations become ever more sophisticated, and concerns about climate change and societal impacts of extreme weather and its forecasting grow, understanding the role of clouds in the atmosphere is increasingly vital. Cloud Dynamics, Second Edition  provides the essential information needed to understand... more...

  • Air Pollution XXIIby J. W. S. Longhurst; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 362.00

    The proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, builds upon the prestigious outcomes of the 21 preceding meetings beginning in 1993.Topics covered include: Air pollution modelling; Air pollution mitigation; Air pollution management; Aerosols and particles; Emission studies. more...

  • Knowledge Systems and Change in Climate Governanceby Babette Never

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The success of international efforts to manage climate change depends on the participation of emerging economies. This book uses a comparative study of two of the most important, India and South Africa, to reveal new insights into managing climate change on a global scale. The book provides a unique in-depth analysis of how these two countries... more...

  • Coastal Disasters and Climate Change in Vietnamby Nguyen Danh Thao; Hiroshi Takagi; Miguel Esteban

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Coastal Disasters and Climate Change in Vietnam is the first book to focus specifically on natural hazards and climate change in Vietnam. The book examines threats such as tropical cyclones, sea-level rise, flooding, erosion, and salinity intrusion, and their respective effects on coastal structures and environments. It also looks at crucial management... more...

  • The Reef: the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate changeby Iain McCalman

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 32.99

    Iain McCalman?s brilliant history of the Great Barrier Reef, told in 12 extraordinary tales, charts its shifting status from labyrinth of terror to global treasure. Equal parts gifted storyteller and acclaimed historian, McCalman brings to life the people who?ve shaped our knowledge and perception of this World Heritage? listed site. He describes... more...

  • Atmospheric Research From Different Perspectivesby Ralf Koppmann

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    The book, the first in a series arising from the research network The Reacting Atmosphere, explains and outlines the aims of this ambitious cross-disciplinary effort. The central topic is air quality and climate change, and the methods of atmospheric physics and chemistry, applied mathematics and socio-economic science are used to advance the understanding... more...

  • Strategic Facilitation of Complex Decision-Makingby Ariel Macaspac Hernández

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book provides theoretical and practical insights for effective decision making in situations that involve various types of conflict cleavages. Embedding historical analysis, negotiation analysis, political scientific analysis and game theoretical analysis in an integrated analytical framework allows a comprehensive perspective on various dilemmas... more...