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Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War, Volume 1: Physical and Atmospheric Effects

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Series: Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War Volume: 1

By: AB Pittock, TP Ackerman, PJ Crutzen, MC MacCracken, CS Shapiro and RP Turco

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1989 | Edition: 2 | #11551 | ISBN: 0471924695
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About this book

A comprehensive, interdisciplinary look at current scientific knowledge of the possible environmental, ecological, agricultural, and human consequences of nuclear war.


Contents

Direct effects of nuclear detonations; scenarios for a nuclear exchange; sources and properties of smoke and dust; atmospheric processes; meteorological and climatic effects; nuclear and post-nuclear chemical pollutants and perturbations; radiological dose assessments; research recommendations. Appendix: ecological and agricultural effects.

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