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  1. Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology

    By Roger G. Barry, Andrew M. Carleton

    Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology provides the first comprehensive account of the dynamical behaviour and mechanisms of the global climate system and its components, together with a modern survey of synoptic-scale weather systems in the tropics and extratropics, and of the methods and applications...

    Published June 14th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Multimedia Environmental Models

    The Fugacity Approach, Second Edition

    By Donald Mackay

    Completely revised and updated, Multimedia Environmental Models: The Fugacity Approach, Second Edition continues to provide simple techniques for calculating how chemicals behave in the environment, where they accumulate, how long they persist, and how this leads to human exposure. The book...

    Published February 26th 2001 by CRC Press

  3. Geotechnical and Environmental Applications of Karst Geology and Hydrology

    Edited by B.F. Beck, J.G. Herring

    This text covers topics such as sinkhole formation and regional studies of sinkholes and karst. Issues addressed are taken from the 8th multidiscilinary conference on this subject and chart the characteristics of sinkholes and karst as well as their environmental repercussions....

    Published January 1st 2001 by CRC Press

  4. Glaciers and Climate Change

    By J. Oerlemans

    This text brings together meteorology and the theory of glacier flow, providing a fundamental understanding of how glaciers respond to climate change. Attention is paid to the microclimate of glaciers and the physical processes regulating the exchange of energy and mass between glacier surface and...

    Published January 1st 2001 by CRC Press

  5. The Nile and Its Masters: Past, Present, Future

    Source of Hope and Anger

    By Jean Kerisel

    The Pharoahs were masters of the Nile: they had a detailed understanding of the ways of the river. Modern Egyptians see themselves as heirs to this tradition, and as owners of the Nile waters. In the 1960's, Egypt decided to protect its...

    Published January 1st 2001 by CRC Press

  6. The Climate System

    Edited by J. Berdowski, R. Guicherit, B.J. Heij

    These results from the National Research Programme on Climate Change of the Netherlands offer a synthesis of present knowledge in the fields of: source and sinks of greenhouse gases and aerosols; land-atmosphere interactions; the global energy balance; and radiative forcing and climate variability....

    Published January 1st 2001 by CRC Press

  7. River Basin Sediment Systems - Archives of Environmental Change

    Edited by D. Maddy, M.G. Macklin, J.C. Woodward

    An exploration of the relationship between river behaviour and environmental change. The research involves a wide range of disciplines including geomorphology, geophysics, archaeology, palaeoecology, engineering and planning....

    Published January 1st 2001 by CRC Press

  8. Ice in the Ocean

    By Peter Wadhams

    ICe in the Ocean examines sea ice and icebergs and their role in the global climate system. It is comprehensive textbook suitablefor students, pure and applied researchers, and anyone interested in the polar oceans; the distribution of sea ice; the mechanisms of growth, development and decay; the...

    Published October 31st 2000 by CRC Press

  9. Thermodynamics and Ecological Modelling

    By Sven E. Jorgensen

    Series: Environmental & Ecological (Math) Modeling

    Thermodynamics is used increasingly in ecology to understand the system properties of ecosystems because it is a basic science that describes energy transformation from a holistic view. In the last decade, many contributions to ecosystem theory based on thermodynamics have been published, therefore...

    Published September 28th 2000 by CRC Press

  10. The Potential of U.S. Grazing Lands to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect

    Edited by Ronald F. Follett, John M. Kimble

    Grazing lands represent the largest and most diverse land resource-taking up over half the earth's land surface. The large area grazing land occupies, its diversity of climates and soils, and the potential to improve its use and productivity all contribute to its importance for sequestering C and...

    Published September 15th 2000 by CRC Press