21 апреля 2009 | Автор: Admin | Рубрика: English литература » Словари и энциклопедии на английском языке | Комментариев: 0
S. George Philander, "Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change (3 Vol. Set)"
Sage Publications, Inc | 2008-04-22 | ISBN: 1412958784 | 1552 pages | PDF | 26,8 MB
“The impact of global warming is rapidly evolving. This valuable resource provides an excellent historical overview and framework of this topic and serves as a general resource for geography, oceanography, biology, climatology, history, and many other subjects. A useful reference for a wide audience of business professionals and government officials as well as for the general public; essential for both academic and public libraries.”
“This is a useful set because of the individual country entries as well as the general-audience language . . .”
- Booklist (Starred Review)
The Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change helps readers learn about the astonishingly intricate processes that make ours the only planet known to be habitable. These three volumes include more than 750 articles that explore major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes.
Contains a 4-color, 16-page insert that is a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of global warming
Includes coverage of the science and history of climate change, the polarizing controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change
Emphasizes the importance of the effects, responsibilities, and ethics of climate change
Presents contributions from leading scholars and institutional experts in the geosciences
Serves as a general resource for geography, oceanography, biology, climatology, history, and many other subjects
The Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change provides a primarily nonscientific resource to understanding the complexities of climate change for academic and public libraries.
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