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Title Climate variability and extremes during the past 100 years / Stefan Brönnimann [and others], editors
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 361 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Advances in global change research ; 33
Advances in global change research ; 33
Contents Front Matter; A Focus on Climate During the Past 100 Years; From the Bottom to the Stratosphere Arctic Climate Features as Seen from the First International Polar Year (1882-1883) Until the End of World War II; Arctic Sea Ice Data Sets in the Context of Climate Change During the 20th Century; The Evolving SST Record from ICOADS; Upper-air Temperature Trends: Current Problems and Some Recent Results; Atmospheric Reanalyses and Climate Variations; Constructing Climate Quality Atmospheric Temperatures from Satellite Microwave Measurements; Total Ozone Observations During the Past 80 Years
Summary The past 100 years are a key period for understanding climate variability and climate change as it marks the changeover from a climate system dominated by natural influences to a climate system dominated by anthropogenic influences. This volume compiles a number of contributions to a workshop held in Gwatt, Switzerland, in July 2006 dealing with different aspects of climate change, variability, and extremes during the past 100 years. The individual contributions cover a broad range of topics, ranging from the re-evaluation of historical marine data to the effect of solar variability on the str
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Climatic changes -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Brönnimann, Stefan.
LC no. 2007940817
ISBN 1402067658 (hbk.)
1402067666
9781402067655 (hbk.)
9781402067662