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Global change and the Earth system : a planet under pressure

Author: W L Steffen; et al
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 2006, ©2005.
Series: Global change--the IGBP series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2ndView all editions and formats
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Global Change and the Earth System describes what is known about the Earth system and the impact of changes caused by humans. It considers the consequences of these changes with respect to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Global change and the Earth system.
Berlin : Springer, 2006, ©2005
(DLC) 2005927608
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W L Steffen; et al
ISBN: 9783540266075 3540266070
OCLC Number: 757199861
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 30 janvier 2008).
Contents: An Integrated Earth System.- Planetary Machinery: The Dynamics of the Earth System Prior to Significant Human Influence.- The Anthropocene Era: How Humans are Changing the Earth System.- Reverberations of Change: The Responses of the Earth System to Human Activities.- Living with Global Change: Consequences of Changes in the Earth System for Human Well-Being.- Towards Earth System Science and Global Sustainability.
Series Title: Global change--the IGBP series
Responsibility: W. Steffen ... [et al.].

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