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Global Environmental Change: An Atmospheric Perspective / Edition 1
     

Global Environmental Change: An Atmospheric Perspective / Edition 1

by John Horel, Jack Geisler
 

ISBN-10: 0471130737

ISBN-13: 9780471130734

Pub. Date: 11/18/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This text focuses on the atmosphere and how it works as a global entity to maintain a given global climate or ozone shield and how it is influenced by human activity. A complete reference for students of environmental science and related fields, it introduces aspects of global change from a meteorological perspective. An accompanying guide to the Internet helps

Overview

This text focuses on the atmosphere and how it works as a global entity to maintain a given global climate or ozone shield and how it is influenced by human activity. A complete reference for students of environmental science and related fields, it introduces aspects of global change from a meteorological perspective. An accompanying guide to the Internet helps keep readers up to date on the latest information in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471130734
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/18/1996
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

The Global Atmosphere.

The Radiation Balance of the Earth-Atmosphere System.

Weather and Climate.

The Natural Variability of the Earth-Atmosphere System.

Long-Term Climate Variations.

The Carbon Cycle.

Greenhouse Gases, Clouds, and the Radiation Balance.

Predicting Climate Change.

Depletion of Stratospheric Ozone.

Appendices.

Index.

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