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

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ISBN-10: 069116083X

ISBN-13: 9780691160832

Edition: 2015 (Revised)

Authors: Richard B. Alley

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In the 1990s Richard B. Alley and his colleagues made headlines with the discovery that the last ice age came to an abrupt end over a period of only three years. In The Two-Mile Time Machine, Alley tells the fascinating history of global climate changes as revealed by reading the annual rings of ice from cores drilled in Greenland. He explains that humans have experienced an unusually temperate climate compared to the wild fluctuations that characterized most of prehistory. He warns that our comfortable environment could come to an end in a matter of years and tells us what we need to know in order to understand and perhaps overcome climate changes in the future.In a new preface, the author…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/3/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English