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Roberts, Neil

The Changing Global Environment

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State of the art textbook on global environmental change.
Written by scholars from all over the world each at the forefront of their subject.
An assessment of the scientific issues in global environmental change, in contrast to the innumerable popular books on the subject.

Taal / Language : English

List of Contributors.

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms.

Preface and Acknowledgements.

Part I: The Nature of Environmental Change:.

1. The Global Environmental Future: Neil Roberts.

2. Remote Sensing of Environmental Change: Roy Haines Young.

Part II: Global Climate Change: .

3. Past Climates and Future Greenhouse Warming: F. Alayne Street Perrott and Neil Roberts.

4. Historic Records and Recent Climatic Change: Mike Hulme.

5. Numerical Modelling of Global Climate: Ann Henderson Sellers.

Part III: Ice and Ocean:.

6. Global Warming and Periglacial Landscapes: Eduard A. Koster.

7. Ice Volumes and Climate Change: David Sugden and Nick Hulton.

8. Sea level Response to Climate: Michael J. Tooley.

9. Tropical Coral Islands An Uncertain Future?: Tom Spencer.

Part IV: The Hydrological System:.

10. Surface Water Acidification: Richard W. Battarbee.

11. Reconstructing the History of Soil Erosion: John Dearing.

12. Large scale River Regulation: Geoff Petts.

Part V: The Tropics:.

13. Savanna Landscapes and Global Environmental Change: Philip Stott.

14. Tropical Moist Forests Transformation or Conservation?: Peter A. Furley.

15. Land Degradation in the Humid Tropics: Ian Douglas.

16. Dryland Degradation: Andrew Goudie.

Part VI: Case Studies of Human Impact:.

17. Case 1: Changing Use of the Sahara Desert: Erhard Schulz.

18. Case 2: The Chesapeake Bay Estuarine System: Grace S. Brush.

19. Case 3: China s Yellow River Basin: Edward Derbyshire and Jingtai Wang.

20. Case 4: Deforestation in the Himalaya: Martin J. Haigh.


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Paperback / softback
544 pagina's
Januari 1993
1077 gram
247 x 174 x 30 mm
Wiley-Blackwell gb

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