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Planet earth in jeopardy : environmental consequences of nuclear war

Author: Lydia Dotto; International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Published on behalf of the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) of the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU) by Wiley, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Published on behalf of the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment. Discusses the climactic changes which could result in worldwide famine.
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Dotto, Lydia.
Planet earth in jeopardy.
Chichester ; New York : Published on behalf of the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) of the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU) by Wiley, ©1986
(OCoLC)562696710
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Dotto; International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.
ISBN: 0471998362 9780471998365 0471909084 9780471909088
OCLC Number: 12584549
Notes: "Based on a SCOPE report [Environmental consequences of nuclear war] prepared by T.P. Ackerman [and others]."
Description: vii, 134 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Environmental consequences of nuclear war --
The nuclear exchange --
Fire, blast and other immediate effects --
Smoke and dust --
Climatic consequences --
Changes in the chemistry of the atmosphere --
Radiation and fallout --
The biological response --
Agriculture after nuclear war --
Ecosystems after nuclear war --
The human response.
Other Titles: Environmental consequences of nuclear war.
Responsibility: Lydia Dotto.

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Following the SCOPE 28 study on the environmental consequences of nuclear war, Lydia Dotto was commissioned to write a popular account of the material which formed that particular project. The book  Read more...

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