Two-Mile Time Machine Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

ISBN-10: 0691102961
ISBN-13: 9780691102962
Edition: 2002
Authors: Richard B. Alley
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Description: This work demonstrates how the history of global climate changes can be revealed by the analysis of the annual rings of ice from cores drilled in Greenland.

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/21/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

This work demonstrates how the history of global climate changes can be revealed by the analysis of the annual rings of ice from cores drilled in Greenland.

List of Illustrations
Setting the Stage
Fast Forward
Pointers to the Past
Reading the Record
Going to Greenland
The Icy Archives--Ice Sheets and Glaciers
Ice Age through the Ice Age
How Cold of Old?
Dust in the Wind
Tiny Bubbles in the Ice
Crazy Climates
The Saurian Sauna
The Solar System Swing
Dancing to the Orbital Band
What the Worms Turned
Why the Weirdness?
How Climate Works
A Chaotic Conveyor?
Shoving the System
Coming Craziness?
Fuelish
Down the Road
An Ice-Core View of the Future
Appendixes
A Cast of Characters
Usage of Units
Sources and Related Information
Acknowledgments
Index

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