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The Changing Climate: Selected Papers

Series: Routledge Revivals

By: H H Lamb

Routledge

Hardback | Sep 2011 | #190704 | ISBN-13: 9780415676069
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About this book

First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last ice-age to the present time.

'The publishers are to be congratulated ... in publishing this extremely stimulating and often challenging volume.' - Geography


Contents

1. Our changing climate, past and present. 2. Fundamentals of climate. 3. On the nature of certain climatic epochs which differed from the modern (1900-39) normal. 4. Mapping methods applied to the study of climatic variations and vicissitudes. 5. The role of atmosphere and oceans in relation to climatic changes and the growth of ice-sheets on land. 6. Trees and climatic history in Scotland; a radiocarbon dating test and other evidence. 7. Britain's climate in the past. 8. What can we find out about the trend of our climate?

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