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Climate change science. Volume 1, The physical climate [electronic resource] : A modern synthesis / G. Thomas Farmer, John Cook.

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Author/Creator:
Farmer, G. Thomas.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 online resource : col. ill.
Title Variation:
Physical climate
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES AND THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD
  • Introduction
  • Scientific Principles
  • The Scientific Method and Its Use
  • OVERVIEW OF CLIMATE CHANGE SCIENCE
  • Earth's Energy Budget
  • Climate Change Trends
  • Earth's Surface Temperature
  • Climate Change Science as Earth Science
  • EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE
  • Introduction to Earth's Atmosphere
  • Carbon Dioxide, Other Greenhouse Gases, and the Carbon Cycle
  • Earth's Albedo, Radiative Forcing and Climate Change
  • Atmospheric Circulation and Climate
  • THE WORLD OCEAN AND CLIMATE
  • The World Ocean
  • Ocean Heat Content and Rising Sea Level
  • EARTH'S CRYOSPHERE AND RECENT CLIMATE HISTORY
  • Glaciers and the Latest Ice Age
  • Permafrost and Methane
  • LAND AND ITS CLIMATES
  • Continents and Mountain Ranges
  • Climate Classifications
  • CLIMATE MODELS
  • Types of Models
  • CLIMATES OF THE PAST (PALEOCLIMATOLOGY)
  • Ancient Climates and Proxies
  • Climates of the Recent Past
  • Pleistocene Glaciations
  • FUTURE CLIMATES AND MITIGATION
  • Projections of Future Climates
  • SKEPTICS AND DENIERS OF GLOBAL WARMING
  • Understanding Climate Change Denial
  • SPECIFIC DECLARATIONS AGAINST CLIMATE SCIENCE AND CLIMATE SCIENTISTS
  • Rebuttals to Climate Myths.
Contributor:
Cook, John.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9789400757578
9400757573

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