Weather, Climate and Climate Change: Human Perspectives, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Weather, Climate and Climate Change

Human Perspectives, 1st Edition

By Greg O'Hare, John Sweeney, Rob Wilby

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444 pages

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Paperback: 9780130283191
pub: 2004-12-07
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Description

A timely and accessible analysis of one of the most crucial and contentious issues facing the world today – the processes and consequences of natural and human induced changes in the structure and function of the climate system.

Integrating the latest scientific developments throughout, the text centres on climate change control, addressing how weather and climate impact on environment and society.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Mass Components of the Climate System

3. Energy in the Climate System

4. Motions of the Climate System

5. Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions

6. Changes in the Climate System

7. Modelling the Climate System

8. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the High Latitudes

9. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Mid Latitude Oceanic Margins

10. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Mid Latitude Continental Interiors

11. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Low Latitudes

12. Human Adjustment to Climate Change

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SCI042000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography