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The Changing Climate (Routledge Revivals)

Selected Papers

By Hubert H. Lamb

© 2012 – Routledge

236 pages

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About the Book

First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last ice-age to the present time.


'The publishers are to be congratulated … in publishing this extremely stimulating and often challenging volume.' - Geography

Table of Contents

1. Our changing climate, past and present. 2. Fundamentals of climate. 3. On the nature of certain climatic epochs which differed from the modern (1900-39) normal. 4. Mapping methods applied to the study of climatic variations and vicissitudes. 5. The role of atmosphere and oceans in relation to climatic changes and the growth of ice-sheets on land. 6. Trees and climatic history in Scotland; a radiocarbon dating test and other evidence. 7. Britain’s climate in the past. 8. What can we find out about the trend of our climate?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
NATURE / Weather
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography