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Author Schmittner, Andreas, author.

Title Introduction to climate science / Andreas Schmittner

Publication Info. Corvallis, OR : Oregon State University, [2018]-


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK OpenTextbook    Downloadable
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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references.
Contents 1. Weather -- 2. Observations -- 3. Paleoclimate -- 4. Theory -- 5. Carbon -- 6. Processes -- 7. Models -- 8. Impacts -- 9. Economics -- 10. Ethics -- 11. Solutions
Summary This book describes how Earth's climate is changing, how it has been changing in the recent geological past and how it may change in the future. It covers the physical sciences that build the foundations of our current understanding of global climate change such as radiation, Earth's energy balance, the greenhouse effect and the carbon cycle. Both natural and human causes for climate change are discussed. Impacts of climate change on natural and human systems are summarized. Ethical and economical aspects of human-caused climate change and solutions are presented provider's description
Note online resource; title from PDF cover page, Version 0.11 (OSU Open Textbooks, viewed October 16, 2020)
Local Note Promoted: Local to Global Cooperative Open Textbook Library
Subject Climatology -- Textbooks.
Climatic changes -- Textbooks.
Climatology. (OCoLC)fst00864281
Climatic changes. (OCoLC)fst00864229
Genre/Form Open educational resources.
Textbooks. (OCoLC)fst01423863
Open educational resources.
Added Author Oregon State University, issuing body.
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