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Climate crash : abrupt climate change and what it means for our future

Author: John D Cox
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©2005.
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Presents a history of research into climatic changes. Warm winters, cool summers, freak tornadoes and furious hurricanes, the world is gradually becoming aware of a shift in global weather patterns, and not a little bit worried. Traces left by centuries of storms are writing a radically new history of our climate and posing a troublesome future. Scientists are busy trying to read the signs left by those storms to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cox, John D.
Climate crash.
Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)763178855
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D Cox
ISBN: 0309093120 9780309093125 0309101999 9780309101998
OCLC Number: 62875450
Description: vii, 215 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Eismitte --
Younger Dryas --
Bedrock --
Romancing the ice --
"Nine and sixty ways" --
Instabilities --
Convergence --
Moments of truth --
Sedimentations --
Nonlinearities --
Holocene --
Surprises.
Responsibility: John D. Cox.
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What are the mechanisms for triggering significant climate change? In what ways should we expect this change to manifest itself? When will it likely happen? this work seeks to answer these questions,  Read more...

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