2 edition of The climate system found in the catalog.
The climate system
by UCAR Office for Interdisciplinary Earth Studies, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Boulder, Colo, [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Series||[NASA contractor report] -- NASA CR-190954., Reports to the nation on our changing planet -- winter 1991, no. 1., Report to the nation on our changing planet -- winter 1991, no. 1.|
|Contributions||United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.|
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Chapters contain essays by respected specialists in the field to enhance the understanding of selected topics. It is invaluable to advanced students of climatology and atmospheric by: Book Description Climate Systems Modeling presents an interdisciplinary and comprehensive study of the dynamics of the whole global system.
As a comprehensive text it will appeal to students and researchers concerned with any aspect of climatology and the study of related topics in the broad earth and environmental s: 3. Climate change is a major challenge facing the modern world.
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Climate is the average weather, typically over a period of 30 years, and is determined by a combination of processes in the climate system. The Earth’s physical climate system, which includes the atmosphere, oceans, cryosphere, and land surface, is complex and constantly evolving.
Nevertheless, the laws of physics, chemistry, and biology ultimately govern the system and can be used to understand how and why climate varies from place to place and over time.
About this book It is generally accepted within the scientific community that anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases are primarily responsible for a recent warming in global climate and that current trajectories of emissions may lead to potentially catastrophic changes in climate.
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