Earth Almanac: An Annual Geophysical Review of the State of the Planet, Second Edition (Earth Almanac)
|von Natalie Goldstein|
From Book News, Inc. A freelance environmental writer, Goldstein summarizes the earth events and disasters that occurred during 1998 to provide a reference for scholars, journalists, and general readers. She covers the atmosphere, oceans, land, and fresh water and discusses hurricanes and tornadoes, air pollution, oil spills, sea surface temperature, El Nino, continental drift, volcanoes, urbanization, wildfires, permafrost, water conflicts, and other topics. She identifies sources of statistics and contacts for organizations, but otherwise provides no references.Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR
Synopsis How did El Nino change weather patterns and affect crops around the world? What are humans doing to help or hinder the health of the world's oceans? And what hurricane event happended for the first time since 1893? Whether you're a student writing a report, or a professional in need of some quick answers, you'll find what you're looking for in the Earth Almanc. Covering the state of the four major geophysical topics associated with the Earth: the atmosphere, oceans, fresh water, and land, this...
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