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Author Fagan, Brian M., author.
Title The attacking ocean : the past, present, and future of rising sea levels / Brian Fagan.
Published New York, NY : Bloomsbury Press, 2013.
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 Floor2  GC89 .F35 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xxii, 265 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-255) and index.
Contents Minus one hundred twenty-two meters and climbing -- Millennia of dramatic change. Doggerland ; Euxine and Ta-Mehu ; "Marduk laid a reed on the face of the waters" -- Catastrophic forces. "Men were swept away by waves" ; "The whole shoreline filled" ; "The abyss of the depths was uncovered" ; "The whole is now one festering mess" ; The Golden Waterway ; "Wave in the harbor" -- Challenging inundations. A right to subsistence ; The dilemma of islands ; "The crookedest river in the world" ; "Here the tide is ruled, by the wind, the moon and us."
Summary A history of climate change describes the dramatic evolution and stabilization of the oceans before the rise of humans approximately 6,000 years ago, tracing a significant rise in global temperatures since 1860 and how a rising sea level is affecting world populations. By the best-selling author of The Great Warming.
Subject Sea level -- History.
Ocean -- History.
Coast changes.
Global temperature changes.
Climatic changes.
Global warming.
ISBN 1608196925
9781608196920 : $28.00
OCLC number 812252899