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Climate Change 1992: The 1992 Supplementary Report to the IPCC Scientific Assessment

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Edited By: JT Houghton, B Callander and S Varney

212 pages, Maps, tables, graphs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | May 1992 | #17587 | ISBN: 0521438292
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Output of the deliberations of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, this assessment focuses on greenhouse gases, radiative forcing of the atmosphere, new developments in climate modelling and model validation, and recent observational data on climate variability and change.

' ! speaks with considerable authority and provides the best available consensus of contemporary scientific opinion on climate change.' Geological Magazine 'Book is well produced, represents an affordable aid for both teachers and students involved with courses on global climate change.' Holocene ' ! an up-to-date review of contemporary thinking on the climate problem, useful for policy makers and those generally concerned about environmental issues, as well as scientists working in the field.' International Journal of Climatology


Foreword; Preface; 1992 Supplement; A. Greenhouse gases; A1. Sources and sinks; A2. Radiative forcing of climate; A3. Emissions scenarios for IPCC: an update; B. Climate modelling, climate prediction and model validation; C. Observed climate variability and change; Annex; Appendices. Sponsored jointly by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme

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