Global change: geographical approaches

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University of Arizona Press, 1991 - Nature - 289 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
LANDSCAPE DYNAMICS
18
TRANSFORMATIONS OF NATURE
64
HAZARDS RISK AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
114
REGIONAL DIMENSIONS OF GLOBAL CHANGE
152
MONITORING ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
182
CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK
218
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About the author (1991)

Roger G. Barry obtained his PhD in Geography at Southampton University, United Kingdom, in 1965. He is Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center for Glaciology, and a fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. He has written over 200 research papers and several books, including Mountain Weather and Climate; Atmosphere, Weather and Climate; Synoptic Climatology and Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology. In 1999, Dr. Barry was made a fellow of the American Geophysical Union in recognition of his contributions to research in climatology and cryospheric science. In 2004, Dr. Barry was named Distinguished Professor by the University of Colorado Board of Regents. Mark Serreze is among his fifty former graduate students.

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