Experimenting on a Small Planet : a Scholarly Entertainment.

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Main Author: Hay, William W.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer, 2012.
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Summary:This book is a thorough introduction to climate science and global change. The author is a geologist who has spent much of his life investigating the climate of Earth from a time when it was warm and dinosaurs roamed the land, to today's changing climate. Bill Hay takes you on a journey to understand how the climate system works. He explores how humans are unintentionally conducting a grand uncontrolled experiment which is leading to unanticipated changes. We follow the twisting path of seemingly unrelated discoveries in physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and even mathematics to learn how th.
Physical Description:1 online resource (998 pages)
ISBN:9783642285608
3642285600
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Print version record.