Global Warming Trends: Ecological Footprints

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Infobase Publishing, 2009 - Global warming - 198 pages
Provides an introduction to global warming that explains why and how it occurs and the accuracy and inaccuracy of the media type that accompanies it.
 

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Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Science of Paleoclimatology
Key Climate Intervals in the Earths Past
Geochronology and Climate Proxies
Proxy Data Geomorphic Landforms
Geological and Geochemical Proxy Data
Using New Technology to Discover the Past
What the Experts Say
Conclusions and a Glance into the Future
The Geological Timescale
The Periodic Table of the Elements
Chronology
Glossary
Further Resources

Biotic Proxies
Climate Change and Past Civilizations

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