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Computerized Modeling Of Sedimentary Systems

Author : Jan Harff
ISBN : 3540641092
Genre : Computers
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The book deals with the computerized modeling of sedimentary systems.


Author : Thomas J. Crowley
ISBN : 0195105338
Genre : Science
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Paleoclimatology is a review of the history of the Earth's climate from the time of its formation four-and-a-half billion years ago to the present. The field, according to John Imbrie, a leading paleontologist at Brown University, is "ripe for synthesis," with broad implications in geology, geophysics, geochemistry, oceanography, and the atmospheric sciences. This book addresses several topics rarely discussed in paleoclimate summaries, including the modeling of Paleozoic climates and the environmental consequences of asteroid impacts. In addition, the book identifies areas for future research and offers a frame of reference for interpreting the likely consequences of greenhouse warming. A new chapter has been added updating the information since 1991.

Late Cretaceous And Cenozoic History Of North American Vegetation

Author : Alan Graham
ISBN : 9780195113426
Genre : Science
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This account of North American vegetation and paleoenvironments over the past 70 million years reveals a history that is vast, immensely complex, and dynamic.

Encyclopedia Of Paleoclimatology And Ancient Environments

Author : Vivien Gornitz
ISBN : 9781402045516
Genre : Science
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One of Springer’s Major Reference Works, this book gives the reader a truly global perspective. It is the first major reference work in its field. Paleoclimate topics covered in the encyclopedia give the reader the capability to place the observations of recent global warming in the context of longer-term natural climate fluctuations. Significant elements of the encyclopedia include recent developments in paleoclimate modeling, paleo-ocean circulation, as well as the influence of geological processes and biological feedbacks on global climate change. The encyclopedia gives the reader an entry point into the literature on these and many other groundbreaking topics.

Earth S Climate Evolution

Author : C. P. Summerhayes
ISBN : 9781118897386
Genre : Science
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To understand climate change today, we first need to know how Earth’s climate changed over the past 450 million years. Finding answers depends upon contributions from a wide range of sciences, not just the rock record uncovered by geologists. In Earth’s Climate Evolution, Colin Summerhayes analyzes reports and records of past climate change dating back to the late 18th century to uncover key patterns in the climate system. The book will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about future climate change. The book takes a unique approach to the subject providing a description of the greenhouse and icehouse worlds of the past 450 million years since land plants emerged, ignoring major earlier glaciations like that of Snowball Earth, which occurred around 600 million years ago in a world free of land plants. It describes the evolution of thinking in palaeoclimatology and introduces the main players in the field and how their ideas were received and, in many cases, subsequently modified. It records the arguments and discussions about the merits of different ideas along the way. It also includes several notes made from the author’s own personal involvement in palaeoclimatological and palaeoceanographic studies, and from his experience of working alongside several of the major players in these fields in recent years. This book will be an invaluable reference for both undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in related fields and will also be of interest to historians of science and/or geology, climatology and oceanography. It should also be of interest to the wider scientific and engineering community, high school science students, policy makers, and environmental NGOs. Reviews: "Outstanding in its presentation of the facts and a good read in the way that it intersperses the climate story with the author's own experiences. [This book] puts the climate story into a compelling geological history." -Dr. James Baker "The book is written in very clear and concise prose, [and takes] original, enlightening, and engaging approach to talking about 'ideas' from the perspective of the scientists who promoted them." -Professor Christopher R. Scotese

21st Century Geography

Author : Joseph P. Stoltman
ISBN : 9781412974646
Genre : Science
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This is a theoretical and practical guide on how to undertake and navigate advanced research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Geologiska F Reningens F Rhandlingar

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ISBN : UIUC:30112026651452
Genre : Geology
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F Rhandlingar

Author : Geologiska föreningen (Sweden)
ISBN : CORNELL:31924056628187
Genre : Geology
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The Cenozoic Of Southern Africa

Author : T. C. Partridge
ISBN : 0195125304
Genre : Science
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Other themes include Cenozoic volcanism, paleofold hydrology, periglacial features, wetlands, vegetation history as reconstructed from pollen and macro-plant remains, environmental isotopes, and the Quaternary archaeological record. In a concluding synthesis, evidence from all of these sources is used to trace the evolution of climates through the past 65 million years. This book will be an essential work of reference for students and researchers in the fields of geology, paleontology hominid evolution, and paleoclimatology.

Seismic Analysis Paleoclimatology And Fluvial Architecture Of The Bermejo Basin Central Andes Western Argentina

Author : Anibal Esteban Fernández
ISBN : CORNELL:31924074525746
Genre : Paleoclimatology
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