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- The Experiment 2014; US$ 14.95
The essential climate-debate handbook?everything you need to know about climate science to change minds Have you ever heard someone say that climate change is simply the result of natural cycles? Or that there can?t be global warming because it still gets so cold out? While the claims climate-change deniers make can seem, on their surface, quite... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 93.00
The transition from the Eocene to the Oligocene epochs was the most significant event in earth history since the extinction of dinosaurs. As the first Antarctic ice sheets appeared, major extinctions and faunal turnovers took place on the land and in the sea, eliminating forms adapted to a tropical world and replacing them with the ancestors of most... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 47.95
A first-look at radiative transfer in planetary atmospheres with a particular focus on the Earth's atmosphere and climate. The textbook covers the basics of the radiative transfer of sunlight, treating absorption and scattering, and the transfer of the thermal infrared appropriate for local thermodynamic equilibrium, absorption and emission. The examples... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The agriculture system is under pressure to increase production every year as global population expands and more people move from a diet mostly made up of grains, to one with more meat, dairy and processed foods. This book uses a decade of primary research to examine how weather and climate, as measured by variations in the growing season using satellite... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95
A timely and accessible analysis of one of the most crucial and contentious issues facing the world today ? the processes and consequences of natural and human induced changes in the structure and function of the climate system. Integrating the latest scientific developments throughout, the text centres on climate change control, addressing how weather... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99
Featuring three thousand essential facts and figures, illustrated with more than fifty color photographs and diagrams, this entertaining and informative guide explains how the weather shapes our planet and affects all our lives. From the weather you face each day to the glory of rainbows and lightning and the drama of tornadoes, solar storms, and monsoons,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This book offers a deep insight into the genesis and development of the European Commission's energy and climate legislation, focusing on the interplay of politics and science. How does the Commission react when confronted with knowledge? According to the author, the Commission functions as catalyst transforming knowledge into politics. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
Bryan Norcross's pioneering and courageous TV coverage of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 helped thousands of people in Florida cope with the killer storm. With hurricanes back in the headlines and destined to stay there, one of America's leading experts offers a unique almanac compiling hundreds of nuggets of fascinating, useful, and potentially life-saving... more...