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5 edition of A world without ice found in the catalog.

A world without ice

by H. N. Pollack

  • 219 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Avery in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciers,
  • Ice,
  • Global warming

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHenry Pollack,Ph.D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB2405 .P55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23654831M
    ISBN 109781583333570
    LC Control Number2009030326

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    The World Without Us is a hugely enjoyable and thought-provoking book Terrific, Evening Standard. more probematic: The book misses the topic, mostly, dealing with the Pleistocene (Ice Age) and Holocene (time after the Ice Ages). There is very little about the future in it and a lot about the present and past impact of humans on the /5().   Addeddate Identifier the-world-of-ice-fire Identifier-ark ark://t1sf82j54 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages .

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. The collaboration takes its inspiration from Henry Pollack’s book A World Without Ice. An original composition by Stephen Rush, with musical patterns and structure derived from a century of climate data, anchors the installation.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. A World Without Ice by Henry Pollack, Ph.D. paints a compelling portrait of the delicate balance between ice and climate, and why its rapid disappearance portends serious consequences in.

Henry Pollack is emeritus professor of geophysics at the University of Michigan. Pollack received his A.B. from Cornell University in and Ph.D in from the University of is also an advisor to the National Science Foundation and an author (along with other people) of a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Authority control: BNF: cbg (data), ISNI:.

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