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Paleoclimate, Global Change, and the Future

Out of Print

Series: Global Change - The IGBP Series

Edited By: Keitth D Alverson, Raymond S Bradley and Thomas F Pedersen

220 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137454 | ISBN: 3540424024
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About this book

This book provides a synthesis of the past decade of research into global changes that occured in the earth system in the past. It stands as a ten year milestone in the operation of the Past Global Changes (PAGES) Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP).


Contents

The Societal Relevance for Past Global Change Research * The History of Atmospheric Trace Gases and Aerosols: Interactions between Climate and Biogeochemical Cycles * The History of Climate Dynamics * The History of Biogeochemical Cycles during the Late Quaternary * The Roles and Responses of Vegetation in the Climate System * The Earth System during the Last 1,000 Years * The Role of Human Activities in Past Environmental Change * Challenges of a Changing Earth: Past Perspectives, Future Concerns.

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