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The white planet : the evolution and future of our frozen world

Author: Jean Jouzel; Claude Lorius; Dominique Raynaud
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2013.
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From the Arctic Ocean and ice sheets of Greenland, to the glaciers of the Andes and Himalayas, to the great frozen desert of Antarctica, The White Planet takes readers on a spellbinding scientific journey through the shrinking world of ice and snow to tell the story of the expeditions and discoveries that have transformed our understanding of global climate. Written by three internationally renowned scientists at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012028432
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Jouzel; Claude Lorius; Dominique Raynaud
ISBN: 140084469X 9781400844692
OCLC Number: 824530499
Notes: "First published in France under the title Planète blanche, les glaces, le climat et l'environnement, Odile Jacob, 2008."
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: pt. 1. The world of ice : past and present --
pt. 2. Polar ice : amazing archives --
pt. 3. The white planet tomorrow --
pt. 4. The poles and the planet.
Other Titles: Planète blanche.
Responsibility: Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, and Dominique Raynaud ; translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan.

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From the Arctic Ocean and ice sheets of Greenland, to the glaciers of the Andes and Himalayas, to the great frozen desert of Antarctica, this title takes readers on a scientific journey through the  Read more...

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Jean Jouzel, one of the two winners of the Vetlesen Prize of the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation for 2012 "[G]iven the public controversy over the nature and extent of climate change, [The White Planet] Read more...

 
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