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Climate Change in the Polar Regions by John Turner PDF

By John Turner

ISBN-10: 052185010X

ISBN-13: 9780521850100

The polar areas have skilled a few amazing environmental alterations in contemporary a long time, similar to the Antarctic ozone gap, the lack of quite a lot of sea ice from the Arctic Ocean and significant warming at the Antarctic Peninsula. The polar areas also are expected to hot greater than the other area on the earth over the subsequent century if greenhouse fuel concentrations proceed to upward thrust. but attempting to separate ordinary weather variability from anthropogenic elements nonetheless provides many difficulties. This e-book offers a radical assessment of ways the polar climates have replaced over the past million years and units fresh adjustments inside a protracted time period viewpoint. The strategy taken is very cross-disciplinary and the shut hyperlinks among the ambience, ocean and ice at excessive latitudes are under pressure. the amount may be precious for researchers and complex scholars in polar technology, climatology, worldwide swap, meteorology, oceanography and glaciology.

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