Climate: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark A. Maslin

Climate: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark A. Maslin year 2013
  • Book name: Climate: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Mark A. Maslin
  • Release date: 2013/6/17
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780199641130
  • Rating: 9.18 of 10
  • Votes: 802
  • Review by: Matias Hodge
  • Review rating: 9.04 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this wide-ranging Very Short Introduction to climate, Mark Maslin considers all aspects of the global climate system, exploring and explaining the different components that control climate on Earth. He considers the processes that allow energy to reach the Earth and how it is redistributed around the planet by the ocean-atmosphere system; the relationship and differences between climate and the weather; how climate has affected life on Earth and humansettlements; and the cyclic and quasi-cyclic features of climate such as the Milankovitch cycles and El Nino. He concludes by touching on the issue of climate change, and outlines some of the approaches that are now being taken to tackle it. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H45M4S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Meteorology & Climatology, Weather, Global Warming, Environment, Popular Science
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.33 USD
  • Dimensions: 114x174x10mm
  • Weight: 155g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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