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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
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"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
Encyclopedias
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
Notes: Title from home page (viewed Dec. 6, 2005).
Description: 1 online resource : ill., 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.

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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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