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In the shadow of melting glaciers : climate change and Andean society

Author: Mark Carey
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Global climate change has triggered profound changes at the ground level and for real people. This book illustrates in vivid detail how 25,000 Peruvian residents died from melting Andean glaciers.  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Carey
ISBN: 0195396065 9780195396065 0195396073 9780195396072
OCLC Number: 819373500
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 273 p. :) : ill., maps
Contents: INTRODUCTION; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX 1 GLACIER-RELATED DISASTERS IN CORDILLERA BLANCA HISTORY; APPENDIX 2 GOVERNMENT ENTITIES CONDUCTING GLACIER AND GLACIAL LAKE PROJECTS; APPENDIX 3 SELECTED CORDILLERA BLANCA GLACIAL LAKE SECURITY PROJECTS; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY
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A well-written narration of the history of glacial lakes and glacier-related hazards in the Peruvian Andes and their interrelation with socioeconomic development in the region...I thoroughly Read more...

 
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<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85055075<\/a>> # Glaciers--Peru<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Glaciers--Peru<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"enk<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1205190<\/a>> # Peru.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peru.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1333779<\/a>> # Peru--Cordillera Blanca.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peru--Cordillera Blanca.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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