Additional actions:

    Climate change : shifting glaciers, deserts, and climate belts / Timothy Kusky
    Book | Facts on File | 2009
    Available (551.6 K)
    Be the first to rate
    Be the first to rate
    view holdings


    Location Call No. Status Message
    Cortelyou YA Non-Fic 551.6 K CHECK SHELVES
    Jamaica Bay YA Non-Fic 551.6 K CHECK SHELVES
    New Utrecht YA Non-Fic 551.6 K CHECK SHELVES
    Ryder YA Non-Fic 551.6 K CHECK SHELVES
    Spring Ck YA Non-Fic 551.6 K CHECK SHELVES
    Wmsburgh YA Non-Fic 551.6 K CHECK SHELVES
    Show fewer items

    More Details

    xviii, 156 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-[148]) and index.
    An engrossing history of Earth's climate, including a thorough examination of the myriad causes of climate change over time, human-induced climate change over the past 200 years, and the affect that climate change has had on the environment.
    Natural long-term climate change: atmospheric evolution, plate tectonics, supercontinents, and solar evolution -- Natural medium- and short-term climate change: astronomical forcing, El Niño-southern oscillation, thermohaline circulation, and massive volcanism -- Human-induced climate changes -- Global climate changes that lead to droughts and desert formation -- Examples of expanding deserts and drought disasters -- Shrinking glaciers -- Past, present, and future : prediction and mitigation of future climate change -- Summary.
    9780816064663 :
    Browse Results
    View in classic catalog MARC display
    Lists that include this item
    Back to top