The Oceans and Climate

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9780521582681: The Oceans and Climate

It is now widely accepted that human activities are inducing global climatic change. The oceans are an integral and important part of the global climate system. They store immense amounts of heat and moisture, moderating change but prolonging it once change commences. The oceans also store vast amounts of carbon dioxide, perhaps regulating greenhouse warming driven by human activity. This book examines the complex and multi-faceted interaction between the oceans and the atmosphere (and hence the climate), describing how physical, biological and chemical processes combine in the oceans to affect climatic change in the past, present and future. This comprehensive textbook introduces these multi-disciplinary controls, and will prove an ideal course-book for undergraduates studying earth and environmental sciences, oceanography, meteorology and climatology, and will also be useful for students and teachers of geography, physics, chemistry and biology.

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This comprehensive textbook examines the complex interaction between the oceans and climate by describing how physical, biological and chemical processes combine in the oceans to affect climatic change. An ideal course-book for undergraduates studying earth and environmental sciences, oceanography, meteorology and climatology.

About the Author:

This is preliminary, as he's just about to move jobs: Grant R. Bigg is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia. He was Editor of the Royal Meteorological Society's magazine Weather from 1998 to 2003, and has served on the Council of the Society. He has published over seventy peer-reviewed papers and contributed to popular science magazines such as The Geographical Magazine.

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Grant R. Bigg
Editore: Cambridge University Press (1996)
ISBN 10: 0521582687 ISBN 13: 9780521582681
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Grant R. Bigg
Editore: Cambridge University Press (1996)
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Descrizione libro Cambridge University Press, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 521582687

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