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Paleoclimatology

Bradley, Raymond

9780123869135 - Paleoclimatology

Artikelomschrijving

Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary, Third Edition, provides a thorough overview of the methods of paleoclimatic reconstruction and of the historical changes in climate during the past three million years. This thoroughly updated and revised edition systematically examines each type of proxy and elucidates the major attributes and the limitations of each. Paleoclimatology, Third Edition provides necessary context for those interested in understanding climate changes at present and how current trends in climate compare with changes that have occurred in the past. The text is richly illustrated and includes an extensive bibliography for further research. It offers a comprehensive overview of the methods of paleoclimate reconstruction, and the record of past changes in climate during the last ~3 million years. It addresses all the techniques used in paleoclimatic reconstruction from climate proxies. It features full-color throughout, and thoroughly revised chapters on dating methods, climate forcing, ice cores, marine sediments, pollen analysis, dendroclimatology, and historical records. It includes new chapters on speleothems, loess, and lake sediments.

Specificaties

Auteur Bradley, Raymond
ISBN/EAN 9780123869135
Druk 3
€ 72,44 € 80,49
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Artikelomschrijving

Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary, Third Edition, provides a thorough overview of the methods of paleoclimatic reconstruction and of the historical changes in climate during the past three million years. This thoroughly updated and revised edition systematically examines each type of proxy and elucidates the major attributes and the limitations of each. Paleoclimatology, Third Edition provides necessary context for those interested in understanding climate changes at present and how current trends in climate compare with changes that have occurred in the past. The text is richly illustrated and includes an extensive bibliography for further research. It offers a comprehensive overview of the methods of paleoclimate reconstruction, and the record of past changes in climate during the last ~3 million years. It addresses all the techniques used in paleoclimatic reconstruction from climate proxies. It features full-color throughout, and thoroughly revised chapters on dating methods, climate forcing, ice cores, marine sediments, pollen analysis, dendroclimatology, and historical records. It includes new chapters on speleothems, loess, and lake sediments.

Specificaties

Auteur Bradley, Raymond
ISBN/EAN 9780123869135
Druk 3