Solar Photo Rates for Planetary Atmospheres and Atmospheric by W.F. Huebner, J.J. Keady, S.P. Lyon

By W.F. Huebner, J.J. Keady, S.P. Lyon

A quantitative degree of the accuracy of the speed coefficients and the surplus energies is a fascinating objective of this research. There are significant assets of uncertainties: The atomic and molecular information and the sunlight irradiance. The pass sections and branching ratios utilized in this research come from many alternative assets; lots of them with none errors symptoms. as a result, we needs to confine ourselves to a qualitative indication of the reliability of the implications. in particular we provide a top quality scale in desk II for the knowledge of every mom molecule; A indicating the best quality of atomic and molecular information and F the bottom caliber. The letter B mostly implies that the brink is doubtful. for many molecules the pass part at threshold is particularly small and the speed coefficient for those molecules is for that reason no longer stimulated through this uncertainty. For atomic species the go part is mostly huge close to threshold, yet for those species the edge is understood particularly thoroughly. The letter B, for this reason, exhibits that the speed coefficient is probably fairly actual, however the extra power is much less competently recognized. The letter C frequently signifies that the branching ratios are usually not renowned. which means the complete cost coefficient is excellent, however the price coefficients and the surplus energies for the person branches are much less accurate.

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By W.F. Huebner, J.J. Keady, S.P. Lyon

A quantitative degree of the accuracy of the speed coefficients and the surplus energies is a fascinating objective of this research. There are significant assets of uncertainties: The atomic and molecular information and the sunlight irradiance. The pass sections and branching ratios utilized in this research come from many alternative assets; lots of them with none errors symptoms. as a result, we needs to confine ourselves to a qualitative indication of the reliability of the implications. in particular we provide a top quality scale in desk II for the knowledge of every mom molecule; A indicating the best quality of atomic and molecular information and F the bottom caliber. The letter B mostly implies that the brink is doubtful. for many molecules the pass part at threshold is particularly small and the speed coefficient for those molecules is for that reason no longer stimulated through this uncertainty. For atomic species the go part is mostly huge close to threshold, yet for those species the edge is understood particularly thoroughly. The letter B, for this reason, exhibits that the speed coefficient is probably fairly actual, however the extra power is much less competently recognized. The letter C frequently signifies that the branching ratios are usually not renowned. which means the complete cost coefficient is excellent, however the price coefficients and the surplus energies for the person branches are much less accurate.

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Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences by Daniel S. Wilks

By Daniel S. Wilks

Compliment for the 1st Edition:"I suggest this ebook, with out hesitation, as both a reference or path text...Wilks' first-class ebook presents an intensive base in utilized statistical tools for atmospheric sciences."--BAMS (Bulletin of the yankee Meteorological Society)Fundamentally, records is worried with coping with information and making inferences and forecasts within the face of uncertainty. it may no longer be remarkable, hence, that statistical tools have a key position to play within the atmospheric sciences. it's the uncertainty in atmospheric habit that maintains to maneuver examine ahead and force recommendations in atmospheric modeling and prediction.This revised and accelerated textual content explains the newest statistical tools which are getting used to explain, study, attempt and forecast atmospheric information. It gains a number of labored examples, illustrations, equations, and routines with separate ideas. Statistical tools within the Atmospheric Sciences, moment version might help complex scholars and execs comprehend and converse what their facts units need to say, and make feel of the clinical literature in meteorology, climatology, and similar disciplines. available presentation and clarification of options for atmospheric information summarization, research, checking out and forecasting Many labored examples End-of-chapter routines, with solutions supplied

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By Daniel S. Wilks

Compliment for the 1st Edition:"I suggest this ebook, with out hesitation, as both a reference or path text...Wilks' first-class ebook presents an intensive base in utilized statistical tools for atmospheric sciences."--BAMS (Bulletin of the yankee Meteorological Society)Fundamentally, records is worried with coping with information and making inferences and forecasts within the face of uncertainty. it may no longer be remarkable, hence, that statistical tools have a key position to play within the atmospheric sciences. it's the uncertainty in atmospheric habit that maintains to maneuver examine ahead and force recommendations in atmospheric modeling and prediction.This revised and accelerated textual content explains the newest statistical tools which are getting used to explain, study, attempt and forecast atmospheric information. It gains a number of labored examples, illustrations, equations, and routines with separate ideas. Statistical tools within the Atmospheric Sciences, moment version might help complex scholars and execs comprehend and converse what their facts units need to say, and make feel of the clinical literature in meteorology, climatology, and similar disciplines. available presentation and clarification of options for atmospheric information summarization, research, checking out and forecasting Many labored examples End-of-chapter routines, with solutions supplied

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Physics of the Space Environment by Tamas I. Gombosi

By Tamas I. Gombosi

This e-book offers a accomplished creation to the actual phenomena that consequence from the interplay of the solar and the planets - frequently termed house climate. Physics of the distance setting explores the elemental methods within the sunlight, within the interplanetary medium, within the near-Earth area, and down into the ambience. the 1st a part of the e-book summarizes primary components of delivery thought appropriate for the ambience, ionosphere and the magnetosphere. This thought is then utilized to actual phenomena within the house surroundings. the elemental actual procedures are emphasised all through, and uncomplicated strategies and strategies are derived from first rules. This publication is exclusive in its balanced therapy of area plasma and aeronomical phenomena. scholars and researchers with a simple arithmetic and physics historical past will locate this booklet necessary within the research of phenomena within the area atmosphere.

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By Tamas I. Gombosi

This e-book offers a accomplished creation to the actual phenomena that consequence from the interplay of the solar and the planets - frequently termed house climate. Physics of the distance setting explores the elemental methods within the sunlight, within the interplanetary medium, within the near-Earth area, and down into the ambience. the 1st a part of the e-book summarizes primary components of delivery thought appropriate for the ambience, ionosphere and the magnetosphere. This thought is then utilized to actual phenomena within the house surroundings. the elemental actual procedures are emphasised all through, and uncomplicated strategies and strategies are derived from first rules. This publication is exclusive in its balanced therapy of area plasma and aeronomical phenomena. scholars and researchers with a simple arithmetic and physics historical past will locate this booklet necessary within the research of phenomena within the area atmosphere.

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Cosmos by Carl Sagan

By Carl Sagan

RETURNING TO tv AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX

Cosmos is likely one of the bestselling technology books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan finds a jewel-like blue global inhabited via a existence shape that's simply starting to realize its personal id and to enterprise into the large ocean of area. that includes a brand new advent by way of Sagan’s collaborator, Ann Druyan, complete colour illustrations, and a brand new Foreword by means of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution that experience reworked topic into recognition, exploring such issues because the starting place of lifestyles, the human mind, Egyptian hieroglyphics, spacecraft missions, the loss of life of the solar, the evolution of galaxies, and the forces and people who helped to form sleek science.

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“Magnificent . . . With a lyrical literary kind, and a spread that touches just about all facets of human wisdom, Cosmos frequently turns out too sturdy to be true.”The undeniable Dealer
 
“Sagan is an astronomer with one eye at the stars, one other on heritage, and a third—his mind’s—on the human condition.”Newsday
 
“Brilliant in its scope and provocative in its feedback . . . shimmers with a feeling of wonder.”The Miami Herald
 
“Sagan dazzles the brain with the miracle of our survival, framed via the stately galaxies of space.”Cosmopolitan
 
“Enticing . . . iridescent . . . imaginatively illustrated.”The ny occasions publication Review

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By Carl Sagan

RETURNING TO tv AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX

Cosmos is likely one of the bestselling technology books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan finds a jewel-like blue global inhabited via a existence shape that's simply starting to realize its personal id and to enterprise into the large ocean of area. that includes a brand new advent by way of Sagan’s collaborator, Ann Druyan, complete colour illustrations, and a brand new Foreword by means of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution that experience reworked topic into recognition, exploring such issues because the starting place of lifestyles, the human mind, Egyptian hieroglyphics, spacecraft missions, the loss of life of the solar, the evolution of galaxies, and the forces and people who helped to form sleek science.

Praise for Cosmos
 
“Magnificent . . . With a lyrical literary kind, and a spread that touches just about all facets of human wisdom, Cosmos frequently turns out too sturdy to be true.”The undeniable Dealer
 
“Sagan is an astronomer with one eye at the stars, one other on heritage, and a third—his mind’s—on the human condition.”Newsday
 
“Brilliant in its scope and provocative in its feedback . . . shimmers with a feeling of wonder.”The Miami Herald
 
“Sagan dazzles the brain with the miracle of our survival, framed via the stately galaxies of space.”Cosmopolitan
 
“Enticing . . . iridescent . . . imaginatively illustrated.”The ny occasions publication Review

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Human Interactions with the Carbon Cycle (Compass series) by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social

By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Environmental Change and Society, Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, Visit Amazon's Paul C. Stern Page, search results, Learn about Author Centr

The USGCRP's Carbon Cycle operating workforce requested the nationwide examine Council's Committee at the Human Dimensions of worldwide switch to carry a workshop on Human Interactions with the Carbon Cycle. the fundamental function of the workshop used to be to assist construct bridges among the learn groups within the social sciences and the common sciences that would ultimately interact to provide the wanted knowing of the carbon cycle-an knowing which could tell public judgements which could, between different issues, hinder mess ups from because of the methods humanity has been changing the carbon cycle. participants of the operating workforce was hoping winning workshop may enhance communique among the proper study groups within the usual and social sciences, major finally to a spread of the carbon cycle application aspect in instructions that might larger combine the 2 domains.

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By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Environmental Change and Society, Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, Visit Amazon's Paul C. Stern Page, search results, Learn about Author Centr

The USGCRP's Carbon Cycle operating workforce requested the nationwide examine Council's Committee at the Human Dimensions of worldwide switch to carry a workshop on Human Interactions with the Carbon Cycle. the fundamental function of the workshop used to be to assist construct bridges among the learn groups within the social sciences and the common sciences that would ultimately interact to provide the wanted knowing of the carbon cycle-an knowing which could tell public judgements which could, between different issues, hinder mess ups from because of the methods humanity has been changing the carbon cycle. participants of the operating workforce was hoping winning workshop may enhance communique among the proper study groups within the usual and social sciences, major finally to a spread of the carbon cycle application aspect in instructions that might larger combine the 2 domains.

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East Asian Monsoon (World Scientific Series on Meteorology by C. P. Chang

By C. P. Chang

The East Asian summer season monsoon has complicated house and time buildings which are targeted from the South Asian summer time monsoon. It covers either subtropics and midlatitudes and its rainfall has a tendency to be focused in rain belts that extend for lots of millions of kilometers and impact China, Japan, Korea, and the encircling components. The movement of the East Asian iciness monsoon features a huge meridional area with chilly air outbreaks emanating from the Siberian excessive and penetrates deeply into the equatorial Maritime Continent zone, the place the heart of utmost rainfall has lengthy been well-known as a huge planetary scale warmth resource that offers an important quantity of strength which drives the worldwide flow in the course of boreal wintry weather. The East Asian summer season monsoon is usually heavily associated with the West Pacific summer season monsoon. either are a part of the worldwide weather method and are laid low with El NinoBSouthern Oscillation (ENSO) and floor temperature diversifications within the western Pacific and surrounding oceans, the tropospheric biennial oscillation, and the South Asian summer time monsoon. furthermore, typhoons within the western North Pacific are such a lot lively in the course of the East Asian summer time monsoon. they're regarded as an element of the East Asian summer time monsoon as they give a contribution titanic quantities of rainfall and feature significant affects at the quarter. as a result of its affects on approximately one-third of the world's inhabitants and at the international weather approach (including results at the weather change), the learn of the East Asian monsoon has acquired elevated consciousness either in East Asian nations and within the usa. This booklet offers experiences of contemporary examine at the topic.

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By C. P. Chang

The East Asian summer season monsoon has complicated house and time buildings which are targeted from the South Asian summer time monsoon. It covers either subtropics and midlatitudes and its rainfall has a tendency to be focused in rain belts that extend for lots of millions of kilometers and impact China, Japan, Korea, and the encircling components. The movement of the East Asian iciness monsoon features a huge meridional area with chilly air outbreaks emanating from the Siberian excessive and penetrates deeply into the equatorial Maritime Continent zone, the place the heart of utmost rainfall has lengthy been well-known as a huge planetary scale warmth resource that offers an important quantity of strength which drives the worldwide flow in the course of boreal wintry weather. The East Asian summer season monsoon is usually heavily associated with the West Pacific summer season monsoon. either are a part of the worldwide weather method and are laid low with El NinoBSouthern Oscillation (ENSO) and floor temperature diversifications within the western Pacific and surrounding oceans, the tropospheric biennial oscillation, and the South Asian summer time monsoon. furthermore, typhoons within the western North Pacific are such a lot lively in the course of the East Asian summer time monsoon. they're regarded as an element of the East Asian summer time monsoon as they give a contribution titanic quantities of rainfall and feature significant affects at the quarter. as a result of its affects on approximately one-third of the world's inhabitants and at the international weather approach (including results at the weather change), the learn of the East Asian monsoon has acquired elevated consciousness either in East Asian nations and within the usa. This booklet offers experiences of contemporary examine at the topic.

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Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management by Avijit Gupta

By Avijit Gupta

Huge Rivers: Geomorphology and administration explores an incredible subject in geomorphology and sedimentology: the shape and serve as of significant rivers. Our wisdom of the large rivers of the realm is restricted. it really is presently tricky to recognize huge rivers of the earlier from relict sedimentary deposits or to constitution administration guidelines for lengthy foreign rivers. This exciting publication brings jointly a collection of papers on huge rivers of the area, as a distinct creation to a challenging topic. The booklet contains thirty chapters and is organised into 3 sections. the 1st half is at the environmental necessities for developing and keeping an incredible river process. the second one is a set of case reports on 14 huge rivers from varied continents, masking a variety of actual environments. The 3rd part comprises chapters at the size and administration of huge rivers. First publication to provide in one quantity state of the art wisdom on administration and geomorphology of enormous rivers of the worldA pioneering research, pushing the bounds of our wisdom relating to large riversIncludes entire case reports masking the foremost huge rivers of the area together with Amazon, Mississippi, Nile, Congo, Indus, and MekongWritten via a number one staff of unusual, foreign contributorsLarge Rivers: Geomorphology and administration is vital studying for postgraduate scholars and researchers in fluvial geomorphology, hydrology, sedimentary geology, and river administration. it's also of relevance to engineers and environmental specialists within the deepest and public sectors engaged on significant rivers of the area.

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By Avijit Gupta

Huge Rivers: Geomorphology and administration explores an incredible subject in geomorphology and sedimentology: the shape and serve as of significant rivers. Our wisdom of the large rivers of the realm is restricted. it really is presently tricky to recognize huge rivers of the earlier from relict sedimentary deposits or to constitution administration guidelines for lengthy foreign rivers. This exciting publication brings jointly a collection of papers on huge rivers of the area, as a distinct creation to a challenging topic. The booklet contains thirty chapters and is organised into 3 sections. the 1st half is at the environmental necessities for developing and keeping an incredible river process. the second one is a set of case reports on 14 huge rivers from varied continents, masking a variety of actual environments. The 3rd part comprises chapters at the size and administration of huge rivers. First publication to provide in one quantity state of the art wisdom on administration and geomorphology of enormous rivers of the worldA pioneering research, pushing the bounds of our wisdom relating to large riversIncludes entire case reports masking the foremost huge rivers of the area together with Amazon, Mississippi, Nile, Congo, Indus, and MekongWritten via a number one staff of unusual, foreign contributorsLarge Rivers: Geomorphology and administration is vital studying for postgraduate scholars and researchers in fluvial geomorphology, hydrology, sedimentary geology, and river administration. it's also of relevance to engineers and environmental specialists within the deepest and public sectors engaged on significant rivers of the area.

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The Snail Darter and the Dam: How Pork-Barrel Politics by Zygmunt J. B. Plater

By Zygmunt J. B. Plater

Even this present day, thirty years after the criminal battles to save lots of the endangered snail darter, the little fish that blocked crowning glory of a TVA dam continues to be invoked as an icon of leftist extremism and governmental foolishness. during this eye-opening publication, the attorney who together with his scholars fought and received the best court docket case—known formally as Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill—tells the hidden tale at the back of one of many nation’s most important environmental legislation battles.

The realities of the darter’s case, Plater asserts, were always mischaracterized in politics and the media. This booklet deals a close account of the six-year campaign opposed to a pork-barrel venture that made no monetary feel and used to be unsuitable from the beginning. in fact TVA’s venture was once designed for sport and actual property improvement. And on the middle of the little crew combating the venture within the courts and Congress have been relations farmers attempting to shop their houses and farms, so much of that have been to be resold in a company land improvement scheme. Plater’s gripping story of voters navigating the tangled corridors of nationwide strength stimulates vital questions about our nation’s governance, and eventually units the snail darter’s list straight.

REVIEWS:

“The tale of the snail darter and the TVA is the Thermopylae within the historical past of America’s conservation move, and this booklet by means of Zygmunt Plater merits to be the vintage telling of it.”—Edward O. Wilson, Harvard University
(Edward O. Wilson)

"The Snail Darter and the Dam is an inspiring and informative American tale of standard humans scuffling with robust targeted pursuits. It's approximately how the general public curiosity misplaced out to special funds and its political allies--and disasters by means of the neighborhood and nationwide press to file the tale particularly, properly, and in right context."—Dan particularly, Anchor and coping with Editor of AXS TV
(Dan particularly 2012-09-19)

"TVA v. Hill is considered one of my favourite situations. This eminently readable account of the entire background of the case is much more fascinating than the tale instructed in Warren Burger’s opinion for the courtroom (or my reminiscence of the oral argument and the transferring positions of the Justices in my booklet, 5 Chiefs). The author’s account of the way President Carter rejected the “God Committee’s” verdict in regards to the darter is mainly so."—Hon. Justice John Paul Stevens, splendid courtroom of the us [retired]
(Hon. Justice John Paul Stevens [retired] 2012-08-27)

"The inside of tale of an extended and interesting battle—legal, political, environmental, and personal— that grew to become an icon of its period and continues to be instructive even at the present time. It’s a blueprint for neighborhood motion, and—sadly—a still-current roadmap of how within which Washington works. The criminal maneuverings are laid out with great lucidity, yet much more the booklet is by way of flip compassionate, offended, and extremely humane, and really worth reading.”—Jonathan Harr, writer of A Civil Action
(Jonathan Harr 2012-06-25)

"A compelling background . . . that sheds gentle at the coverage approach and is attention-grabbing in its personal correct. prompt [for] all readership levels."—Choice
(Choice)

“Plater . . . does a deft task of weaving jointly the criminal framework and context for his struggle opposed to TVA, which he ended up successful prior to the ultimate courtroom within the landmark case TVA v. Hill. He employs a strict first-person, present-tense point of view that provides the ebook an enticing, memoiristic tone. [He] offers a wealth of aspect that makes for compelling analyzing, and he has a knack for bringing drama to even the main technical courtroom proceedings."—Clay Risen, bankruptcy 16
(Clay Risen bankruptcy 16)

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By Zygmunt J. B. Plater

Even this present day, thirty years after the criminal battles to save lots of the endangered snail darter, the little fish that blocked crowning glory of a TVA dam continues to be invoked as an icon of leftist extremism and governmental foolishness. during this eye-opening publication, the attorney who together with his scholars fought and received the best court docket case—known formally as Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill—tells the hidden tale at the back of one of many nation’s most important environmental legislation battles.

The realities of the darter’s case, Plater asserts, were always mischaracterized in politics and the media. This booklet deals a close account of the six-year campaign opposed to a pork-barrel venture that made no monetary feel and used to be unsuitable from the beginning. in fact TVA’s venture was once designed for sport and actual property improvement. And on the middle of the little crew combating the venture within the courts and Congress have been relations farmers attempting to shop their houses and farms, so much of that have been to be resold in a company land improvement scheme. Plater’s gripping story of voters navigating the tangled corridors of nationwide strength stimulates vital questions about our nation’s governance, and eventually units the snail darter’s list straight.

REVIEWS:

“The tale of the snail darter and the TVA is the Thermopylae within the historical past of America’s conservation move, and this booklet by means of Zygmunt Plater merits to be the vintage telling of it.”—Edward O. Wilson, Harvard University
(Edward O. Wilson)

"The Snail Darter and the Dam is an inspiring and informative American tale of standard humans scuffling with robust targeted pursuits. It's approximately how the general public curiosity misplaced out to special funds and its political allies--and disasters by means of the neighborhood and nationwide press to file the tale particularly, properly, and in right context."—Dan particularly, Anchor and coping with Editor of AXS TV
(Dan particularly 2012-09-19)

"TVA v. Hill is considered one of my favourite situations. This eminently readable account of the entire background of the case is much more fascinating than the tale instructed in Warren Burger’s opinion for the courtroom (or my reminiscence of the oral argument and the transferring positions of the Justices in my booklet, 5 Chiefs). The author’s account of the way President Carter rejected the “God Committee’s” verdict in regards to the darter is mainly so."—Hon. Justice John Paul Stevens, splendid courtroom of the us [retired]
(Hon. Justice John Paul Stevens [retired] 2012-08-27)

"The inside of tale of an extended and interesting battle—legal, political, environmental, and personal— that grew to become an icon of its period and continues to be instructive even at the present time. It’s a blueprint for neighborhood motion, and—sadly—a still-current roadmap of how within which Washington works. The criminal maneuverings are laid out with great lucidity, yet much more the booklet is by way of flip compassionate, offended, and extremely humane, and really worth reading.”—Jonathan Harr, writer of A Civil Action
(Jonathan Harr 2012-06-25)

"A compelling background . . . that sheds gentle at the coverage approach and is attention-grabbing in its personal correct. prompt [for] all readership levels."—Choice
(Choice)

“Plater . . . does a deft task of weaving jointly the criminal framework and context for his struggle opposed to TVA, which he ended up successful prior to the ultimate courtroom within the landmark case TVA v. Hill. He employs a strict first-person, present-tense point of view that provides the ebook an enticing, memoiristic tone. [He] offers a wealth of aspect that makes for compelling analyzing, and he has a knack for bringing drama to even the main technical courtroom proceedings."—Clay Risen, bankruptcy 16
(Clay Risen bankruptcy 16)

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Labor Erde: Bausteine fur einen lebensfreundlichen Planeten by Wallace S. Broecker (auth.)

By Wallace S. Broecker (auth.)

Labor Erde ist eine brillante Einführung in das Studium des Planeten Erde, von den kosmischen Ursprüngen ihrer Elemente bis hin zu der Beeinflussung der Atmosphäre durch die Menschheit und den klimatischen Änderungen, die uns bevorstehen. Das Buch ist ebenso eine Beschreibung der Prozesse, die zur Entwicklung der Erde beigetragen haben, wie eine Darstellung der artwork, in der Wissenschaftler denken und Probleme lösen. Der Autor ist Professor an der Columbia collage in big apple und Mitglied der nationwide Academy of Sciences. Er forscht dort seit 1953 und hat mehr als 2 hundred wissenschaftliche Artikel verfaßt. Broecker gilt als "Grandmaster of worldwide Thinking", der so unterschiedliche Dinge wie Geochemie, Ozeanographie und Paleoklimatologie miteinander verbindet und zu einem großen Gemälde vereinigt.

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By Wallace S. Broecker (auth.)

Labor Erde ist eine brillante Einführung in das Studium des Planeten Erde, von den kosmischen Ursprüngen ihrer Elemente bis hin zu der Beeinflussung der Atmosphäre durch die Menschheit und den klimatischen Änderungen, die uns bevorstehen. Das Buch ist ebenso eine Beschreibung der Prozesse, die zur Entwicklung der Erde beigetragen haben, wie eine Darstellung der artwork, in der Wissenschaftler denken und Probleme lösen. Der Autor ist Professor an der Columbia collage in big apple und Mitglied der nationwide Academy of Sciences. Er forscht dort seit 1953 und hat mehr als 2 hundred wissenschaftliche Artikel verfaßt. Broecker gilt als "Grandmaster of worldwide Thinking", der so unterschiedliche Dinge wie Geochemie, Ozeanographie und Paleoklimatologie miteinander verbindet und zu einem großen Gemälde vereinigt.

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