Weather, Climate and Climate Change: Human Perspectives / Edition 1

Weather, Climate and Climate Change: Human Perspectives / Edition 1

by Greg O'Hare, John Sweeney, Rob Wilby
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130283193

ISBN-13: 9780130283191

Pub. Date: 04/07/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A timely and accessible analysis of one of the most crucial and contentious issues facing the world today – the processes and consequences of natural and human induced changes in the structure and function of the climate system.

Integrating the latest scientific developments throughout, the text centres on climate change control, addressing how weather and

Overview

A timely and accessible analysis of one of the most crucial and contentious issues facing the world today – the processes and consequences of natural and human induced changes in the structure and function of the climate system.

Integrating the latest scientific developments throughout, the text centres on climate change control, addressing how weather and climate impact on environment and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130283191
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/07/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Mass Components of the Climate System
3. Energy in the Climate System
4. Motions of the Climate System
5. Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions
6. Changes in the Climate System
7. Modelling the Climate System
8. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the High Latitudes
9. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Mid Latitude Oceanic Margins
10. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Mid Latitude Continental Interiors
11. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Low Latitudes
12. Human Adjustment to Climate Change

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