The SAGE Handbook of Environmental Change is an extensive survey of the interdisciplinary science of environmental change that examines the historic importance and future development of the field over two volumes. With over 40 chapters, the books situate key arguments and debates by examining a retrospective audit of the discipline, its changing nature and diversity of approaches, key theoretical paradigms, its resonances between sub-fields and other disciplines, and its relationships to theory, research and practice.
Chapter 3: Direct Observation and Monitoring of Climate and Related Environmental Change
Direct Observation and Monitoring of Climate and Related Environmental Change
Much of what is known about environmental change in the past comes from indirect proxy records. These provide our best estimates of climatic and ...