5 edition of The Climate of the Arctic (Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library) found in the catalog.
March 1, 2003
Written in English
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A concise, powerful, and illuminating description of Shishmaref’s experience as a community, as a media magnet, as the object of extensive planning and discussion, and as . The book is organized around three main themes covering the physical changes being seen in the Arctic, policy and governance issues, and the impact of climate .
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Climate change is transforming the Arctic, with impacts on the rest of the planet. A geographer explains why he once doubted that human actions were causing such shifts, and what changed his mind. Northern ecosystems are being transformed by climate change. Join this long-term monitoring effort to explore what these changes mean for the arctic—and the rest of the world. Churchill perches on the seacoast within the Hudson Bay Lowlands, North America’s largest wetland.
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It is the first to provide an integrated assessment of the Arctic climate system, recognizing that a true understanding of how the Arctic functions lies in appreciating the interactions and linkages among its various components. The book begins with a historical perspective, followed by discussion of the basic physical and climatic Cited by: Arctic - Arctic - Climate: The climates of polar lands vary greatly depending on their latitude, proximity of the sea, elevation, and topography; even so, they all share certain “polar” characteristics.
Owing to the high latitudes, solar energy is limited to the summer months. Although it may be considerable, its effectiveness in raising surface temperatures is restricted by the high. Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape, by Barry Lopez (Penguin Random Housere-releasedpages, $ paperback).
Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece.
The Arctic is warming at a rate of almost twice the global average. Without urgent action to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the world will continue to feel the effects of a warming Arctic: rising sea levels, changes in climate and precipitation patterns, increasing severe weather events, and loss of fish stocks, birds and marine mammals.
Climate Alert members. Alerts about climate events, climate change and global warming. This book is a new and revised second edition of the book ‘The Climate of the Arctic’, published in It presents a comprehensive analysis of the current state of knowledge related to the climate of the Arctic, using the latest meteorological data.
CNBC writes, “Extreme weather disasters also lower cancer survival study shows that cancer patients were 19 percent more likely to die when hurricane declarations were made during their therapy because of treatment interruptions compared with patients who had regular access to care.
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With the Citi exhibition Arctic: culture and climate the Museum uses its collection to demonstrate how human resilience and ingenuity have helped the inhabitants of the Arctic region to survive and thrive. However, the exhibition also highlights the challenge that we all face with the changing climate.
Rising temperatures. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, "warming in the Arctic, as indicated by daily maximum and minimum temperatures, has been as great as in any other part of the world." The period of – was the warmest decade in the Arctic since at least the 17th century, with temperatures 2 °C ( °F) above the – average.
1. Arctic Dreams. Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who.
As the climate warms, moisture levels are changing with wet areas becoming wetter and dry areas drier. 'The Big Thaw': A warm book on a dangerously warming Arctic. 1 /. This book assesses the construction of security in the context of climate change, with a focus on the Arctic region. It examines and discusses changes in the security premises of the Arctic states, from traditional security to environmental and human security.
This book is a new and revised second edition of the book ‘The Climate of the Arctic’, published in It presents a comprehensive analysis of the current state of knowledge related to the climate of the Arctic, using the latest meteorological : Springer International Publishing.
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The ArcticNews group was created on J Posts focus on new developments regarding the situation in the. Context - Our climate is already changing, particularly in the Arctic where permafrost is melting, glaciers are receding, and sea ice is disappearing.
Changes in the Arctic will not only affect local people and ecosystems but also the rest of the world, because the Arctic plays a special role in global climate. On the Climate and Climate Change of Sitka, Southeast Alaska.
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All meteorological elements are described inBrand: Springer International Publishing. Evidence-Based Climate Science: Data Opposing CO2 Emissions as the Primary Source of Global Warming, Second Edition, includes updated data related to the causes of global climate change from experts in meteorology, geology, atmospheric physics, solar physics, geophysics, climatology, and computer modeling.
This book objectively gathers and. Marzio Mian, an Italian journalist who explored extensively the Arctic regions for decades and recently published the book “Arctic. The Battle for the Great White North” (Artico. La battaglia per il grande nord), told Foresight how tourism is one of the key phenomena affecting the Arctic Circle.
“The Great North is the new exotic. Weather and climate in the far north are very different than weather and climate in the middle and lower latitudes, where most people live, but it is not always bitterly cold. Summer days can be surprisingly warm, even in tundra regions, and summer thunderstorms in the Arctic are common, sometimes setting forest fires.
Peter Wadhams, who regularly predicts an ice free arctic, and infamously speculated that he and his friends might be the target of a big oil assassination conspiracy, has written a book titled “A Farewell to Ice”.
Guest essay by Eric Worrall. A Farewell to Ice by Peter Wadhams review – climate change writ large. The warning this book gives us about the consequences of the loss of the.