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Author Casper, Julie Kerr.

Title Global warming cycles : ice ages and glacial retreat / Julie Kerr Casper
Published New York : Facts on File, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 212 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Series Global warming
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: Ice Ages; 2: Glacial Retreat and Meltdown; 3: The Cryosphere and Isostasy; 4: Ocean Currents and Climate; 5: Rising Sea Levels; 6: Abrupt Climate Change; 7: Tropical Cyclones and Other Severe Weather; 8: Climate Research -- What the Experts Say; 9: Conclusions and a Glance in the Future; Chronology; Links to Global Warming Sites; Glossary; Further Resources; Index
Summary Provides information on the mechanisms that triggered past climate changes and presents the many physical factors that shape the Earth's climate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Global warming.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816072620
143812631X (electronic bk.)
9781438126319 (electronic bk.)