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Weather, Climate and Climate Change Human Perspectives

By: Greg O'Hare, John Sweeney and Rob Wilby
403 pages, Col photos, figs
Weather, Climate and Climate Change
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  • Weather, Climate and Climate Change ISBN: 9780130283191 Paperback Dec 2004 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks
Price: £56.99
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About this book

Discusses the theory of, and evidence for, climate change, as well as the environmental and social impact of weather and climate.


1. Introduction 2. Mass Components of the Climate System 3. Energy in the Climate System 4. Motions of the Climate System 5. Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions 6. Changes in the Climate System 7. Modelling the Climate System 8. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the High Latitudes 9. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Mid Latitude Oceanic Margins 10. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Mid Latitude Continental Interiors 11. Weather, Climate and Climate Change of the Low Latitudes 12. Human Adjustment to Climate Change

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By: Greg O'Hare, John Sweeney and Rob Wilby
403 pages, Col photos, figs
Media reviews

This is a very good text. It has two main aspects strongly in its favour. firstly, the production and layout are inviting. There are numerous diagrams and illustrations (and two excellent full-colour plate sections), text boxes going into more detail on topics and providing case studies, sets of key ideas to provide an overview and the usual references, questions and web section at the end. Secondly, the topics have been re-arranged in such a way as to better prepare the novice which added considerably to the book's readability. Experts might want to look at quite restricted areas but beginners tend to think in broad terms and simple questions. By having the first portion look at broad concepts and the second to look at regional and local detail, the authors have been able to separate and clarify matters that other texts have, in the past, failed to do. For these reasons this should be seen as an excellent introduction to the topic and deserves a wide readership. Dr Paul S Ganderton, the Teaching Ecology Group's Book Review Editor. "This new perspective by Greg O'Hare and his colleagues is far from tedious and will be valuable for undergraduates seeking a comprehensive, modern, well presented and interesting treatment of atmospheric science in a form that displays human relevance. "The virtue of this book is that it provides in one package a good background on atmospheric processes, regional climates, climate change and human implications." "This attractive volume provides a fine entree to modern climatology, and it should stimulate students to delve further into this increasingly vibrant area." Andrew Goudie - Master of St Cross College, Oxford Times Higher Education Supplement May 27 2005 p. XXII

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