Encyclopedia of Environmental Change

Encyclopedia of Environmental Change

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Accessibly written by a team of international authors, the Encyclopedia of Environmental Change provides a gateway to the complex facts, concepts, techniques, methodology and philosophy of environmental change. This three-volume set illustrates and examines topics within this dynamic and rapidly changing interdisciplinary field. The encyclopedia includes all of the following aspects of environmental change: • Diverse evidence of environmental change, including climate change and changes on land and in the oceans • Underlying natural and anthropogenic causes and mechanisms • Wide-ranging local, regional and global impacts from the polar regions to the tropics • Responses of geo-ecosystems and human-environmental systems in the face of past, present and future environmental change • Approaches, methodologies and techniques used for reconstructing, dating, monitoring, modelling, projecting and predicting change ...

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