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    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 39.58

    Die vorangegangene 4. Auflage des Buches wurde umfassend an die neuen deutschen und europäischen Regelwerke angepasst. In der jetzt vorliegenden 5. Auflage wurden weitere Aktualisierungen und Überarbeitungen berücksichtigt. Das Buch ist somit auf dem aktuellsten Stand von Forschung und technischem Fortschritt. Neben dem Lehrstoff für Bachelor-Studiengänge... more...

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    Basic Books 2010; US$ 24.00

    Sea level rise will happen no matter what we do. Even if we stopped all carbon dioxide emissions today, the seas would rise one meter by 2050 and three meters by 2100. Thisnot drought, species extinction, or excessive heat waveswill be the most catastrophic effect of global warming. And it won't simply redraw our coastlinesagriculture, electrical... more...

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    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 39.58

    Böschungen als geneigte Erdoberflächen kommen überall vor. Sie werden bearbeitet und so der Zustand verändert. Damit müssen auch die Auswirkungen dieser Veränderungen betrachten und sich eine Gewissheit über die Sicherheit der Böschungen verschaffen werden. Erst mit dieser Kenntnis sollten Veränderungen durchgeführt werden um so auch deren Auswirkung... more...

  • Too Geoffrey Maslen

    Hardie Grant Books 2017; US$ 7.99

    Too little, too late. The physical evidence of climate change is becoming more dramatic every year: record-breaking heatwaves, retreating forests, polar ice melting, floods, droughts and storms. Climate scientists are concerned that much of this is now irreversible - with disastrous consequences for all life on Earth.In Too Late. , Geoffrey Maslen... more...

  • Weather and Societyby Eve Gruntfest

    Wiley 2017; US$ 85.00 US$ 76.50

    There is a growing recognition from academia, government, the private sectors, and the non-governmental sectors that integrated thinking and problem-solving across disciplinary boundaries is required to effectively address societal impacts issues in meteorology and hydrology. Within the weather and climate arena many early career physical and social... more...

  • Evaluating Climate Change and Developmentby Osvaldo N. Feinstein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Climate change has become one of the most important global issues of our time, with far-reaching natural, socio-economic, and political effects. To address climate change and development issues from the perspective of evaluation, an international conference was held in Alexandria, Egypt. This book distills the essence of that timely conference, building... more...

  • Cloudsby Richard Hamblyn

    Reaktion Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    Clouds have been objects of delight and fascination throughout human history, their fleeting magnificence and endless variety having inspired scientists and daydreamers alike. Described by Aristophanes as “the patron goddesses of idle men,” clouds and the ever-changing patterns they create have long symbolized the restlessness and unpredictability... more...

  • Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science, Society, and Solutions [3 volumes]by Bruce Johansen

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 309.00

    How are the behaviors of birds, butterflies, and other migratory animals connected to climate change? What does the term "thermal inertia" mean, and what does this geophysical effect have on predicting what the planet's future will be like? What is the context for the effects we are seeing on various forms of animal life, from migrating birds to polar... more...

  • Atmospheric Frontal Dynamicsby Mankin Mak

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    The first self-contained and comprehensive volume on atmospheric fronts, for students and instructors in atmospheric sciences and meteorology. more...

  • Global Climate Justiceby Olivier Godard

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    In this thoughtful and original book, social scientist Olivier Godard considers the ways in which arguments of justice cling to international efforts to address global climate change. Proposals made by governments, experts and NGOs as well as concepts and arguments born of moral and political philosophy are introduced and critically examined. Godard... more...