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Understanding climatic change

a program for action

by United States Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program.

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Global Atmospheric Research Programme.,
    • Climatic changes -- Research -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementUnited States Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program, National Research Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C5 U54 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5183050M
      ISBN 100309023238
      LC Control Number75000827
      OCLC/WorldCa1218346

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      How is climate change affecting Earth's ecosystems? What happens to animals and other organisms when the habitats around them start to change? This book addresses how climate change affects species on land and in the ocean, which species are most at risk of extinction, and why the speed at which changes are happening makes it difficult for organisms to adapt. STEM meets current Brand: Scholastic True Books. Understanding climate: Antarctic sea ice extent. Ap Categories: Climate Change & Global Warming Observing & Predicting. The most recent minimum (February ) and maximum (September ) sea ice extents in the Antarctic were below average, but not record lows. Antarctic sea ice has greater year-to-year variability than the Arctic.

      UN CC: Learn Resource Guide for Advanced Learning on the Scientific Fundamentals of Climate Change 4 Introduction to the Scientific Fundamentals of Climate Change The climate system is a complex, interactive system consisting of the atmosphere, land surface, snow and ice, oceans and other bodies of water, and living elements. GIS creates a new framework for studying global climate change by allowing users to inventory and display large, complex spatial datasets. GIS can also be used to analyze the potential interplay between various factors, getting us closer to a true understanding of how our dynamic climate may change in the coming decades and Size: 1MB.


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