Climate, History and the Modern World
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By (author) Hubert H. Lamb
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Climate, History and the Modern World by Hubert H. Lamb
Book DescriptionWe live in a world that is increasingly vulnerable to climatic shocks - affecting agriculture and industry, government and international trade, not to mention human health and happiness. Serious anxieties have been aroused by respected scientists warning of dire perils that could result from upsets of the climatic regime. In this internationally acclaimed book, Emeritus Professor Hubert Lamb examines what we know about climate, how the past record of climate can be reconstructed, the causes of climatic variation, and its impact on human affairs now and in the historical and prehistoric past. This 2nd Edition includes a new preface and postscript reviewing the wealth of literature to emerge in recent years, and discusses implications for a deeper understanding of the problems of future climatic fluctuations and forecasting.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415127356
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jul-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hubert H. Lamb
Changing Climate, Paperback (November 2012)
First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last ice-age to the present time.
Historic Storms of the North Sea, British Isles and Northwest Europe, Paperback (March 2005)» View all books by Hubert H. Lamb
This is a historical study of great wind storms over the last 500-600 years, with meteorological maps and wind measurements.
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