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- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 27.99
Facing Climate Change explains why people refuse to accept evidence of a warming planet and shows how to move past partisanship to reach a consensus for action. A climate scientist and licensed psychotherapist, Jeffrey T. Kiehl examines the psychological phenomena that twist our relationship to the natural world and their role in shaping the cultural... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 78.50 US$ 68.03
Hydrometeorology presents an introduction to relevant topics in the interdisciplinary fields of hydrology and meteorology. This book is one of the few books aiming to provide a balance between aspects of meteorological and hydrological processes. The transfer of energy and water between the land surface and lower atmosphere within the hydrological... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 21.70
Das in der 2. Auflage erscheinende Lehrbuch zur Geotechnik wurde unter Beibehaltung des praxisbezogenen Konzepts grundlegend überarbeitet. Fragen, Beispiele und Übungsaufgaben unterstützen die Einarbeitung in die Thematik. Unter Berücksichtigung der aktuellen Normung wurden Abschnitte zur Felsmechanik, Bauausführung und zu Schäden im Gründungsbereich... more...
- 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...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 26.48
Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Despite the uncertainties, reducing emissions now makes sense, and a carbon tax is the simplest, most effective,... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 105.00 US$ 91.00
In the biogeochemical dynamics of marine ecosystems, silicon is a major element whose role has, for a long time, been underestimated. It is however indispensable to the activity of several biomineralizing marine organisms, some of which play an essential role in the biological pump of oceanic carbon. This book presents notions indispensable to... 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...