Floods, droughts, and climate change / Michael Collier and Robert H. Webb

Author(s): Collier, Michael, 1950-
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Subjects: Climatology
Climatic changes--Environmental aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2002
LC Classification: Q, QC
Physical Description: x, 153 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
1. Entering the Atmosphere 3
2. Cutting Edges of Climate 7
3. The Weather Machine 20
4. The Geology of Climate 33
5. Winds of Change 43
6. Oceans and Air 53
7. Climate in Hindsight 59
8. The Christ Child 64
9. Teleconnections 70
10. Hurricanes 94
11. The Slow Wheels of Change 101
12. Living in a Web of Climate 106
13. Watching the World Warm 110
14. Making the Connection 118
Notes 121
Glossary 135
Suggested Readings 141
Index 147
Additional Authors: Webb, Robert H
Notes: LCCN: 2002005314
ISBN: 0816522502 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-145) and index
Contents: Entering the atmosphere -- Cutting edges of climate -- The weather machine -- The geology of climate -- Winds of change -- Oceans and air -- Climate in hindsight -- The Christ child -- Teleconnections -- Hurricanes -- The slow wheels of change -- Living in a web of climate -- Watching the world warm -- Making the connection
OCLC Number: 49531335
ISBN/ISSN: 0816522502