By Kristen St. John,R. Mark Leckie,Kate Pound,Megan Jones,Lawrence Krissek

ISBN-10: 0470658053

ISBN-13: 9780470658055

ISBN-10: 1118232941

ISBN-13: 9781118232941

The context for figuring out worldwide weather switch this day lies within the documents of Earth’s earlier. this is often verified by way of a long time of paleoclimate examine by means of scientists in enterprises comparable to the built-in Ocean Drilling software (IODP), the Antarctic Geological Drilling application (ANDRILL), and plenty of others.

The function of this complete color textbook is to place key facts and released case experiences of earlier weather switch at your fingertips, so you might event the character of paleoclimate reconstruction.

Using foundational geologic concepts, students discover a large choice of issues, including:  marine sediments, age decision, solid isotope paleoclimate proxies, Cenozoic weather switch, weather cycles, polar climates, and abrupt warming and cooling occasions, scholars are invited to guage released medical facts, perform constructing and checking out hypotheses, and infer the wider implications of clinical results.

It is our philosophy that addressing how we know is as vital as addressing what we know approximately previous weather swap. Making weather swap technological know-how available is the objective of this book.

This e-book is meant for earth technological know-how scholars at a number of degrees learning paleoclimatology, oceanography, Quaternary technology, or earth-system science.

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