The Oxford Companion to Global Change

Hardcover | November 17, 2008

byAndrew Goudie, David Cuff

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The Oxford Companion to Global Change is an up-to-date, comprehensive, interdisciplinary guide to the range of issues surrounding natural and human-induced changes in the Earth's environment. In one convenient volume, the Companion brings together current knowledge about the relations betweentechnological, social, demographic, economic, and political factors as well as biological, chemical, and physical systems. It is an essential reference work for students, teachers, researchers, and other professionals seeking to understand any aspect of global change.

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The Oxford Companion to Global Change is an up-to-date, comprehensive, interdisciplinary guide to the range of issues surrounding natural and human-induced changes in the Earth's environment. In one convenient volume, the Companion brings together current knowledge about the relations betweentechnological, social, demographic, economic...

Andrew Goudie is Master of St. Cross College at the University of Oxford. David Cuff is Professor Emeritus of Geography at Temple University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:624 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:November 17, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195324889

ISBN - 13:9780195324884

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"This remarkable book is an authoritative guide to the impact of humanity on earth. The contributors are respected experts, the editors adept in their balanced coverage of all the major issues facing humankind at a time of sustained climatic change. No one concerned with the biosphere, the environment, and the future of Earth can afford to be without this important Companion."--Brian Fagan, author of The Great Warming "Clear, thorough, and meticulously researched. An invaluable resource for our changing world."--Elizabeth Kolbert, author, Field Notes from a Catastrophe "Rapid advances in global change science pose a great challenge to those who seek to keep us informed about the state of this diverse and fascinating endeavor. The Oxford Companion to Global Change rises admirably to this challenge."--Kerry Emanuel, author of Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes and one of Time Magazine's 100 Influential People of 2006