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Little Ice Ages / Edition 2
     

Little Ice Ages / Edition 2

by Jean M. Grove
 

ISBN-10: 041509948X

ISBN-13: 9780415099486

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Since the first edition The Little Ice Age was published in 1988, interest in climatic history has grown rapidly and research in the area has flourished. A vast amount of new data has become available from sources such as ice cores, speleothems and tree-rings. The picture that we have of past climates and glacier oscillations has extended further into the past and

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Since the first edition The Little Ice Age was published in 1988, interest in climatic history has grown rapidly and research in the area has flourished. A vast amount of new data has become available from sources such as ice cores, speleothems and tree-rings. The picture that we have of past climates and glacier oscillations has extended further into the past and has become more detailed. However, the knowledge of climate change on the decennial and centennial time-scale, to which glacier history can contribute, is scarce and is in demand for attempting to predict future change, especially with regard to global warming. New chapters and material have been included throughout the book and these tend to confirm and elaborate on earlier conclusions of the first edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415099486
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
760
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 4.60(d)

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