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Global Change and the Earth System: A Planet Under Pressure

Out of Print

By: W Steffen

336 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs, maps, with CD-ROM

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2004 [2005 reprint] | #144197 | ISBN: 3540408002
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About this book

Describes what is known about the Earth System and the impact of changes caused by humans. It considers the consequences of these changes with respect to the stability of the Earth System and human wellbeing.


Contents

An Integrated Earth System Planetary Machinery: The Dynamics of the Earth System Prior to Significant Human Influence The Anthropocene Era: How Humans are Changing the Earth System Reverberations of Change: The Responses of the Earth System to Human Activities Living with Global Change: Consequences of Changes in the Earth System for Human Well-Being Towards Earth System Science and Global Sustainability.

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