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Global Environmental Issues: A Climatological Approach


By: David D Kemp

224 pages, Tabs, figs, maps


Paperback | Dec 1994 | Edition: 2 | #34949 | ISBN: 041510310X
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | Edition: 2 | #34953 | ISBN: 0415103096
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This updated, revised, and expanded edition of the best selling student textbook provides a balanced introduction to both the dangers and advantages of human interference with the environment through the analysis of the common component to all environmental issues: the atmosphere. Socio-economic, cultural and political factors are assessed and scientific ideas are expressed in a clear, non-technical manner.


1. Setting the Scene 2. The Atmosphere 3. Drought, Famine and Desertification 4. Acid Rain 5. Atmospheric Turbidity 6. The Threat to the Ozone Layer 7. The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming 8. Present Problems, Future Prospects Glossary Bibliography Index

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