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Environmental change

by Andrew Goudie

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary,
  • Glacial epoch,
  • Paleoclimatology -- Quaternary

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-318) and index.

    StatementAndrew Goudie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE696 .G68 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 329 p. :
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1563943M
    ISBN 100198741669, 0198741677
    LC Control Number91045544

    The SAGE Handbook of Environmental Change is an extensive survey of the interdisciplinary science of environmental change, including recent debates on climate change and the full range of other natural and anthropogenic changes affecting the Earth-ocean-atmosphere system in the past, present and future. It examines the historic importance, present status and future Brand: SAGE Publications. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests that flooding associated with sea-level rise will have substantial impacts on lowland areas such as the Amazon River delta. In fact, the rate of sea-level rise over the last years has been mm per year, and this rate could rise to 5 mm per year.

    This is the first textbook to consider all aspects of the cryosphere system in the context of global environmental change driven by human activity and climate. Considers all six aspects of the cryosphere – ice sheets, glacier ice, permafrost, river and lake ice, sea ice and snow – in the context of global environmental change driven by human activity and climate. Describes a . Time is an unstated but ever present element in all debates about environmental change - and the subtext of many disagreements. Geomorphologists think in the context of millions of years, politicians in election terms, the media in decades, and the public ceases to worry about global warming with one bad summer. This volume brings together experts from a diverse range of .

    With modelling studies projecting a warmer and drier environment for the Amazon, climate change paints a bleak future for the region – a future where both people and biodiversity stand to lose. Well tuned, the Amazon’s hydrological engine plays a major role in maintaining the global and regional climate. 'Glaciers and Environmental Change' is a comprehensive account of glaciers andice sheets as monitors and indictaors of environmental change. Based on the latest research, this book consolidates a diverse range of data and explains their applications. it also assesses methods of using palaeoenvironmental records.


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