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Title Understanding the earth system [electronic resource] : global change science for application / Edited by Sarah E. Cornell, Stockholm Resilience Centre, I. Colin Prentice, Macquarie University, Joanna I. House, University of Bristol, Catherine J. Downy, European Space Agency Climate Office, Harwell.
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012, ♭2012.
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 Electronic Book  QC981.7.D94 U53 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 267 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: List of editors, scientific editorial team and contributing authors; Foreword / Sir John Lawton; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of notation; 1. Earth system science and society: a focus on the Anthroposphere / Sarah Cornell, Cat Downy, Evan Fraser and Emily Boyd; 2. Fundamentals of climate change science / I. Colin Prentice, Peter G. Baines, Marko Scholze and Martin J. Wooster; 3. How has climate responded to natural perturbations? / Eric W. Wolff, Sandy P. Harrison, Reto Knutti, Maria Fernanda Sanchez-Goñi, Oliver Wild, Anne-Laure Daniau, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, I. Colin Prentice and Renato Spahni; 4. The Earth system feedbacks that matter for contemporary climate / Pierre Friedlingstein, Angela V. Gallego-Sala, Eleanor M. Blyth, Fiona E. Hewer, Sonia Seneviratne, Allan Spessa, Parvadha Suntharalingam and Marko Scholze; 5. Earth system models: a tool to understand changes in the Earth system / Marko Scholze, Icarus Allen, Bill Collins, Sarah Cornell, Chris Huntingford, Manoj Joshi, Jason Lowe, Robin Smith and Oliver Wild; 6. Climate change impacts and adaptation: an Earth system view / Richard A. Betts, Nigel W. Arnell, Penelope Boorman, Sarah Cornell, Joanna House, Neil Kaye, Doug McNeall, Michael Sanderson and Andrew Wiltshire; 7. Mitigating climate risks by managing the biosphere / Joanna House, Jessica Bellarby, Hannes Böttcher, Matthew Brander, Nicole Kalas, Peter Smith, Richard Tipper and Jeremy Woods; 8. How our Earth system science understanding shapes society's options : key findings, implications and a forward look / Sarah Cornell and I. Colin Prentice; List of acronyms; Glossary; Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Dynamic climatology.
Dynamic meteorology.
Related Names Cornell, Sarah, 1969- editor of compilation.
Prentice, I. Colin, 1952- editor of compilation.
House, Joanna, editor of compilation.
Downy, Catherine, editor of compilation.
Related To Print version: Understanding the earth system. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012, ♭2012. 9781107009363 1107009367 (DLC) 2012018849
ISBN 1139551884 (electronic bk.)
9781139551885 (electronic bk.)
9781107009363 (hardback)
1107009367 (hardback)