Encyclopedia Of Environmental Global Change 5 Volume Set
ISBN : 9780471977964
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Encyclopedia of Environmental Global Change 5 Volume Set
THE DEFINITIVE RESOURCE The Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change is the first major reference work in this multi-disciplinary field, and presents... * Outstanding authorship and high quality editing * Comprehensive coverage with over 3,800 pages in 5 volumes * Over 500 articles, 100 biographies, 150 definitions and 100 acronyms * Extensive bibliographies with up-to-date references ABOUT THE ENCYCLOPEDIA The Wiley Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change has been published to meet the need for a comprehensive integrated reference in this burgeoning field. It consists of five volumes of inter-related material: Volume 1: The Earth System: Physical and Chemical Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Volume 2: The Earth System: Biological and Ecological Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Volume 3: Causes and Consequences of Global Environmental Change Volume 4: Responding to Global Environmental Change Volume 5: Social and Economic Dimensions of Global Environmental Change * Each volume contains articles of between 1,000 and 10,000 words on major topics * Articles contain an abstract written for the non-specialist, followed by the main text which provides greater detail for the specialist * Biographies of distinguished environmental scientists discuss their contributions to a better understanding of global environmental change * Definitions of international terms and descriptions of acronyms of international and regional programs and agencies provide a quick reference source for the environmental scientist and student * Presents a thematic approach and includes theory, empirical studies and applications emphasising the inter-relationship between various disciplines and systems Review "...a major contribution to the literature on global environmental change..." (Journal of Climatology (to be published) "...The volumes are very nicely made, making it a pleasure to sit and browse, to discover new details, or to freshen up known facts..." (Environmental Geology, May 2002) "plenty in them to inform and entertain" (Chemistry & Industry, 19 August 2002) "....The encyclopedia is likely to have a very wide readership in view of the scope of the work and the clarity and readability of the entries." (International Journal of Quaternary Science Reviews) "...represents a major contribution to the literature on global environmental change..." (Int Jnl of Climatology, 15 November 2002) "...a unique state-of-the-art review at just the right time..." (The Holocene, Vol.13, No.1, 2003 "...The Encyclopedia will be a valuable source of information ..." (Int Jnl of Environmental Anayltical Chemistry, Vol.82, No.10, 2002) "...deserves a wide readership in major public, university and institutional libraries, but also in companies, international organisation and the media..." (Natur Wissenschaften, June 2003) About the Author Editor-in ChiefProfessor Ted Munn,
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