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Encyclopedia of global change

Author: David J Cuff; Andrew Goudie
Publisher: [New York] : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth"--Home page.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Cuff; Andrew Goudie
ISBN: 019518758X 9780195187588
OCLC Number: 79410874
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: More than 320 entries will fall within the major categories set out below. However, all entries will be arranged alphabetically in the encyclopaedia; Earth Systems: Earth history and the nature of geological change; Geomorphological change; The changing atmosphere; The changing hydrosphere; The changing biosphere; Dynamics of coupled earth systems; Climate change; Changing ecosystems Sources and Impacts of Global Environmental Change: Industrial production and consumption; Energy production and consumption; Water production, consumption and quality; Changing land use; Changing biological resources of continents and oceans; Population changes, Air quality; Food supply; The changing face of disease; Economic impacts of global change; Political impacts of global change ; Measurement and Modelling of Global Environmental Change: Data gathering: Tools and techniques; Data Analysis: Tools and techniques; System Modelling: Tools and techniques Human Responses to Global Change: ; Environmental economics; environmental politics; The impact of science and technology; The structure of sociology of global change research; International congresses and agreements; Policies for a sustainable future
Other Titles: Global change
Oxford encyclopedia of global change
Responsibility: edited by David Cuff, Andrew S. Goudie.


Featuring over 320 articles by leading scholars, this encyclopedia captures the knowledge of natural and anthropogenic changes in the physical, chemical, and biological systems and resources, and  Read more...
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An excellent resource that covers an extremely broad range of topics concerning humanity's impact on Earth's climate...well-written and highly informative * Choice *

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