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The Resource Global catastrophes : a very short introduction, Bill McGuire

Global catastrophes : a very short introduction, Bill McGuire

Label
Global catastrophes : a very short introduction
Title
Global catastrophes
Title remainder
a very short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Bill McGuire
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Life on earth will come to an end. It's just a matter of when. Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction focuses on the many potential catastrophes facing our planet in the future, from global warming, and New Ice Ages, to asteroid impact, supervolcanoes, and mega-tsunami. Bill McGuire tales a timely and accessible look at both the science behind these events and our chances of survival. Including discussions of the likely consequences of current from global warming, New Ice Ages, asteroid impact, supervolcanoes, and mega-tsunami, this timely and accessible book explains both the mechanis
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1954-
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McGuire, Bill
Dewey number
363.34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GB5018
LC item number
.M34 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
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McGuire, Bill
Series statement
Very short introductions
Series volume
145
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  • Natural disasters
  • NATURE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Natural disasters
Label
Global catastrophes : a very short introduction, Bill McGuire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Revised edition of: A guide to the end of the world / Bill McGuire. 2002
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-123) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; List of illustrations; 1 A Very Short Introduction to the Earth; 2 Global Warming: A Lot of Hot Air?; 3 The Ice Age Cometh; 4 The Enemy Within: Super-Eruptions, Giant Tsunamis, and the Coming Great Quake; 5 The Threat from Space: Asteroid and Comet Impacts; Epilogue; Appendix A: Threat Timescale; Appendix B: Geological Timescale Earth; Further reading; Index
Control code
170959912
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 132 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280762765
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)170959912
Label
Global catastrophes : a very short introduction, Bill McGuire
Publication
Note
Revised edition of: A guide to the end of the world / Bill McGuire. 2002
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-123) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; List of illustrations; 1 A Very Short Introduction to the Earth; 2 Global Warming: A Lot of Hot Air?; 3 The Ice Age Cometh; 4 The Enemy Within: Super-Eruptions, Giant Tsunamis, and the Coming Great Quake; 5 The Threat from Space: Asteroid and Comet Impacts; Epilogue; Appendix A: Threat Timescale; Appendix B: Geological Timescale Earth; Further reading; Index
Control code
170959912
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 132 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280762765
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)170959912

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