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- Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95
Renewable resources such as wind, solar, and geothermal are often perceived as being the answer to the fossil fuel crisis. Ironically, however, climate change may also negatively impact on these energy sources. All forms of renewable energy are somewhat sensitive to climate variation. This new compendium looks at the impact of renewable resources... more...
- Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 24.95
Gales, cyclones, blizzards, tornados, and hurricanes?few things demonstrate the awesome power of nature like a good storm. Devastating, diverse, and sometimes appearing completely out of nowhere, storms are also a source of both scientific and aesthetic wonder. In this book, John Withington takes an in-depth and unique look at the nature of storms... more...
- Columbia University Press 2017; US$ 34.99
How do meteorologists design forecasts for the next day?s, the next week?s, or the next month?s weather? Are some forecasts more likely to be accurate than others, and why? Making Sense of Weather and Climate takes readers through key topics in atmospheric physics and presents a cogent view of how weather relates to climate, particularly climate-change... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 148.50 US$ 128.70
Coastal Storms will provide a comprehensive introduction to storms and associated impacts, including meteorological coastal storm definitions and related potential consequences. Storm induced erosion and coastline retreat, overwash, coastal inundation, estuarine and bay flooding. Structures overtopping and damage will be explained taking into... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33
What do we mean by the tropics? The weather and the climates it produces across the tropical zone are significantly different from those experienced by the people living in higher latitudes, so forecasters across Europe and much of North America are unfamiliar with its effects. In this book, Jim Galvin demystifies the topic in this zone that is increasingly... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 120.00 US$ 104.00
This book presents an up to date view of iron biogeochemistry in the ocean. It encompasses the description of iron speciation, the analytical methods used to measure the different iron forms in seawater and the different iron biogeochemical models. more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 240.00
This book presents a synthesis of the principal environmental characteristics of the Cretaceous in East and South Asia. The research was accomplished under IGCP project 350, which deals with the biological, climatological and physical environments of this region during the Cretaceous. This synthesis discusses aspects of stratigraphy, sedimentology,... more...
- Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95
Cyclostratigraphy is concerned primarily with measuring geological time and the time units used in this approach are sedimentary cycles. Milankovitch cycles mark time intervals of tens of thousands to several millions of years. Such cycles are the result of variations in the Earth's position in relation to the Sun and these in turn determine the climatic... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 23.96
* Further substantial climate change is unavoidable and the risks to the natural world, the economy and our everyday lives are immense. The way we live in the next thirty years - how we invest, use energy, organise transport and treat forests - will determine whether these risks become realities. * Although poor countries - the least responsible... more...