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The Resource The Goldilocks Planet : the 4 billion year story of Earth's climate, Jan Zalasiewicfz & Mark Williams

The Goldilocks Planet : the 4 billion year story of Earth's climate, Jan Zalasiewicfz & Mark Williams

Label
The Goldilocks Planet : the 4 billion year story of Earth's climate
Title
The Goldilocks Planet
Title remainder
the 4 billion year story of Earth's climate
Statement of responsibility
Jan Zalasiewicfz & Mark Williams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Climate change is a major topic of concern today, scientifically, socially, and politically. It will undoubtedly continue to be so for the foreseeable future, as predicted changes in global temperatures, rainfall, and sea level take place, and as human society adapts to these changes. In this remarkable new work, Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams demonstrate how the Earth's climate has continuously altered over its 4.5 billion-year history. The story can be read from clues preserved in the Earth's strata - the evidence is abundant, though always incomplete, and also often baffling, puzzling, in
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Zalasiewicz, J. A
Dewey number
551.609
Index
index present
LC call number
QC861.3
LC item number
.Z35 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Williams, Mark
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  • Climatology
  • Climatic changes
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatology
Label
The Goldilocks Planet : the 4 billion year story of Earth's climate, Jan Zalasiewicfz & Mark Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Prologue; A Brief Word on Time; 1. Primordial Climate; 2. Earth as a Snowball; 3. Between Greenhouse and Icehouse; 4. The Last Greenhouse World; 5. The Ice Returns; 6. The Last of the Warmth; 7. Into the Icehouse; 8. The Glacial World; 9. Birth and Death of the Holocene; 10. The Anthropocene Begins; Notes; Further reading; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
784886663
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280593765
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)784886663
Label
The Goldilocks Planet : the 4 billion year story of Earth's climate, Jan Zalasiewicfz & Mark Williams
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Prologue; A Brief Word on Time; 1. Primordial Climate; 2. Earth as a Snowball; 3. Between Greenhouse and Icehouse; 4. The Last Greenhouse World; 5. The Ice Returns; 6. The Last of the Warmth; 7. Into the Icehouse; 8. The Glacial World; 9. Birth and Death of the Holocene; 10. The Anthropocene Begins; Notes; Further reading; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
784886663
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280593765
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)784886663

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