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The Resource Frozen Earth : the once and future story of ice ages, Doug Macdougall

Frozen Earth : the once and future story of ice ages, Doug Macdougall

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Frozen Earth : the once and future story of ice ages
Title
Frozen Earth
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the once and future story of ice ages
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Doug Macdougall
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this engrossing and accessible book, Doug Macdougall explores the causes and effects of ice ages that have gripped our planet throughout its history, from the earliest known glaciation-nearly three billion years ago-to the present. Following the development of scientific ideas about these dramatic events, Macdougall traces the lives of many of the brilliant and intriguing characters who have contributed to the evolving understanding of how ice ages come about
Summary
Explores the causes and effects of ice ages, explains how the Pleistocene Ice Age shaped the earth's landscape and influenced human evolution, and offers speculation and explanations of future climate changes
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189618
Cataloging source
DLC
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1944-
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Macdougall, Doug
Dewey number
551.792
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Global environmental change
  • Glacial epoch
  • Paleoclimatology
Target audience
adult
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the once and future story of ice ages
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Frozen Earth : the once and future story of ice ages, Doug Macdougall
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Publication
Note
"With a new preface"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Chapter 1 Ice, Ice Ages, and Our Planet's Climate History; Chapter 2 Fire, Water, and God; Chapter 3 Glaciers and Fossil Fish; Chapter 4 The Evidence; Chapter 5 Searching for the Cause of lce Ages 6s; Chapter 6 Defrosting Earth; Chapter 7 The Ice Age Cycles; Chapter 8 Our Planet's Icy Past; Chapter 9 Coring for the Details; Chapter 10 Ice Ages, Climate, and Evolution; Chapter 11 The Last Millennium; Chapter 12 Ice Ages and the Future
Control code
000050528018
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 256 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780520275928
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Frozen Earth : the once and future story of ice ages, Doug Macdougall
Publication
Note
"With a new preface"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Chapter 1 Ice, Ice Ages, and Our Planet's Climate History; Chapter 2 Fire, Water, and God; Chapter 3 Glaciers and Fossil Fish; Chapter 4 The Evidence; Chapter 5 Searching for the Cause of lce Ages 6s; Chapter 6 Defrosting Earth; Chapter 7 The Ice Age Cycles; Chapter 8 Our Planet's Icy Past; Chapter 9 Coring for the Details; Chapter 10 Ice Ages, Climate, and Evolution; Chapter 11 The Last Millennium; Chapter 12 Ice Ages and the Future
Control code
000050528018
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 256 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780520275928
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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