The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology [2 volumes]

By Johansen, Bruce E.

Publishers Summary:
Comprehensive in scope and accessible to all reader levels, The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology covers a vast range of topics, concepts, issues, processes, and scientists sifted and melded from the many scientific and technological fields. These include atmospheric chemistry, paleoclimatology, biogeography, oceanography, geophysics, glaciology, soil science, and more.Bruce E. Johansen digests the explosion of scientific work on global warming that has been published since 1980 and presents it in a set that is sure to be the indispensable standard reference work on the topic. The information here is of importance to just about everyone on the planet—for the findings of global warming science and technology should dictate the choices we make today to secure our common future. This encyclopedia will prove useful for many different types of professionals, inasmuch as global warming science informs public policy debates, applied science, and technology in such fields as energy generation, architecture, engineering, and agriculture.

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ISBN
978-0-31337-702-0
Publisher
Greenwood


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Reviewed on September 1, 2009

Johansen, a faculty member of the University of Nebraska, has authored 26 books, including Global Warming in the 21st Century, which received the 2007 Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Title. In his new effort, Johansen skillfully examines the tremendous impact that climate change has had on the shape of our lives. The 300-plus entries span two volumes and are arranged alphabetically, with a topical guide and a detailed index. The 100-page bibliography at the end of the second volume is impressive. The sub...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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