跳至内容
The attacking ocean : the past, present, and future of rising sea levels 線上預覽
關閉線上預覽
正在查...

The attacking ocean : the past, present, and future of rising sea levels

作者: Brian M Fagan
出版商: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2013.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 英語 : 1st U.S. ed所有版本和格式的總覽
資料庫:WorldCat
提要:
Over the past fifteen thousand years the Earth has witnessed dramatic changes in sea level. The last Ice Age, when coastlines were more than 700 feet below modern levels, saw rapid global warming, and over the following ten millennia, the oceans climbed in fits and starts. These changes had little impact on the humans of the day, because the Earth's population was then so small, and those few people were more mobile
評定級別:

(尚未評分) 0 附有評論 - 成爲第一個。

主題
更多類似這樣的

 

在圖書館查詢

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; 正在查詢有此資料的圖書館...

詳細書目

類型/形式: History
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Brian M Fagan
ISBN: 9781608196920 1608196925
OCLC系統控制編碼: 812252899
描述: xxii, 265 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
内容: Minus one hundred twenty-two meters and climbing --
Millennia of Dramatic Change. Doggerland ; Euxine and Ta-Mehu ; "Marduk laid a reed on the face of the waters" --
Catastrophic Forces. "Men were swept away by waves" ; "The whole shoreline filled" ; "The abyss of the depths was uncovered" ; "The whole is now one festering mess" ; The Golden Waterway ; "Wave in the harbor" --
Challenging Inundations. A right to subsistence ; The dilemma of islands ; "The crookedest river in the world" ; "Here the tide is ruled, by the wind, the moon and us."
責任: Brian Fagan.

摘要:

Over the past fifteen thousand years the Earth has witnessed dramatic changes in sea level. The last Ice Age, when coastlines were more than 700 feet below modern levels, saw rapid global warming, and over the following ten millennia, the oceans climbed in fits and starts. These changes had little impact on the humans of the day, because the Earth's population was then so small, and those few people were more mobile than today's static populations. Global sea levels stabilised about five thousand years ago. As urban civilisations developed in Egypt, Mesopotamia and South Asia the curve of inexorably rising seas flattened out. The planet's population boomed, and by the Industrial Revolution was five times its size two thousand years earlier. And as we crowded shorelines to live, fish and trade, we put ourselves at ever greater risk from the oceans. Changes in sea level are historically cumulative and gradual, but since 1860, the world has warmed significantly and the ocean's climb has accelerated again. From the Great Flood to Hurricane Sandy, this book explores the changing complexity of the relationship between humans and the sea at their doorsteps, and shows how vulnerable our modern society is.

A history of climate change describes the dramatic evolution and stabilization of the oceans before the rise of humans approximately 6,000 years ago, tracing a significant rise in global temperatures since 1860 and how a rising sea level is affecting world populations.

評論

讀者提供的評論
正在擷取GoodReads評論...
正在擷取DOGObooks的評論

標籤

成爲第一個

類似資料

相關主題:(4)

提供給讀者有關此資料的清單 (2)

確認申請

你可能已經申請過這份資料。若還是想申請,請選確認。

連結資料


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/812252899>
library:oclcnum"812252899"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/812252899>
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:author
schema:bookEdition"1st U.S. ed."
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"A history of climate change describes the dramatic evolution and stabilization of the oceans before the rise of humans approximately 6,000 years ago, tracing a significant rise in global temperatures since 1860 and how a rising sea level is affecting world populations. By the best-selling author of The Great Warming."
schema:description"Minus one hundred twenty-two meters and climbing -- Millennia of dramatic change. Doggerland ; Euxine and Ta-Mehu ; "Marduk laid a reed on the face of the waters" -- Catastrophic forces. "Men were swept away by waves" ; "The whole shoreline filled" ; "The abyss of the depths was uncovered" ; "The whole is now one festering mess" ; The Golden Waterway ; "Wave in the harbor" -- Challenging inundations. A right to subsistence ; The dilemma of islands ; "The crookedest river in the world" ; "Here the tide is ruled, by the wind, the moon and us.""
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1356768675>
schema:genre"History."
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The attacking ocean : the past, present, and future of rising sea levels"
schema:numberOfPages"265"
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

關閉視窗

請登入WorldCat 

没有帳號嗎?你可很容易的 建立免費的帳號.