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The Resource Climate change : picturing the science, [edited by] Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe

Climate change : picturing the science, [edited by] Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe

Label
Climate change : picturing the science
Title
Climate change
Title remainder
picturing the science
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Schmidt, a climate scientist at NASA, and photographer Wolfe seek to advance public education about human-induced climate change in a combination of arresting images and lucid explanations of the science of global warming and the pursuit of global cooperation in adopting new, sustainable ways of living. With contributions by 16 scientists, engineers, writers, activists, and photographers, Schmidt and Wolfe address a host of observable changes, from the melting of ice and permafrost at the poles to the rising of sea levels in cities such as Venice and Miami...-- Excerpt, Booklist
Summary
Combines scientific analysis with lavish photography to illuminate the effects of climate change on the global ecosystem, in a visual treatise that draws on expert contributions to cover such subjects as retreating glaciers, sinking Alaskan tundra villages, and eroding coral reefs
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329863
Cataloging source
DLC
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Schmidt, Gavin
Dewey number
551.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.C5
LC item number
C55 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1983-
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  • Schmidt, Gavin
  • Wolfe, Joshua
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True
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  • Climatic changes
  • Climatology
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
picturing the science
Label
Climate change : picturing the science, [edited by] Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-286) and index
Control code
ocn243675041
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 305 p.;
Isbn
9780393331257
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008035134
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)243675041
Label
Climate change : picturing the science, [edited by] Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-286) and index
Control code
ocn243675041
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 305 p.;
Isbn
9780393331257
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008035134
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)243675041

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