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The Impact of Marine Pollution

The Impact of Marine Pollution

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Douglas J. Cusine, John P. Grant
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1980, this book by a group of international lawyers and experts from the energy industries suggests ways in which the law may have to change to cope with developments in the oil and nuclear energy industries and the way they impact on marine pollution. Incorporating issues...

Climatology from Satellites

Climatology from Satellites

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Eric Barrett
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1974, was a pioneering study which summarized, within the pre-existing framework of atmospheric knowledge, the more significant findings that emerged from the first decade of climatological analyses of meteorological satellite data. It shows how these data complement and...

A Bibliography of the Literature on North American Climates of the Past 13,000 Years

A Bibliography of the Literature on North American Climates of the Past 13,000 Years

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Donald K Grayson
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1975, this extensive bibliography has been drawn from archaeological, botanical, geological, meteorological and zoological sources. It covers those studies which deal with periods of time for which modern observational data are not available. Included sources range from...

Atmospheric Processes

Atmospheric Processes

1st Edition

Forthcoming

James Hanwell
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1980, this book is an original approach to the study of the atmosphere at A Level and introductory undergraduate courses. A true understanding of the way the atmosphere works is only attainable on a firm basis of science and the book concentrates on this aspect in a clear...

What Becomes of Pollution?: Adversary Science and the Controversy on the Self-Purification of Rivers in Britain, 1850-1900

What Becomes of Pollution?: Adversary Science and the Controversy on the Self-Purification of Rivers in Britain, 1850-1900

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Christopher Hamlin
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1987, this volume examines the ideals and realities of river use in 19th Century Britain and the failure of legal and technological remedies for river pollution. It deals with the involvement of scientists, particularly chemists, in pollution inquiries and considers the...

Climatology of West Africa

Climatology of West Africa

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Derek F. Hayward, Julius S. Oguntoyinbo
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1987, this book brings together information previously buried in specialist sources and makes it available to the student in a non-technical and well-illustrated synthesis. It builds a clear and detailed picture of the climates of West Africa, describing and explaining them...

A Brief History of Pollution

A Brief History of Pollution

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Adam C. Markham
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1994, this book links the distant past with the urgent problems of today, taking the reader on a literary and scientific tour of global pollution from pre-history to the post-industrial age. Ancient problems such as lead poisoning in Rome and water pollution in Mesopotamia...

The Value of the Weather

The Value of the Weather

1st Edition

Forthcoming

W. J. Maunder
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1970, this book brings together the most significant and pertinent associations between man’s economic and social activities, and the variations in the atmospheric environment. Particular emphasis is placed on economic activities and the weather, economic analysis of weather...

The Human Impact of Climate Uncertainty: Weather Information, Economic Planning, and Business Management

The Human Impact of Climate Uncertainty: Weather Information, Economic Planning, and Business Management

1st Edition

Forthcoming

W. J. Maunder
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1989, this book provides an overview of the economic dimensions of climate and human activities, and considers how the variable nature of the atmosphere must be accepted as an integral part of the management package. It discusses how climatic repercussions can hold major...

The Uncertainty Business: Risks and Opportunities in Weather and Climate

The Uncertainty Business: Risks and Opportunities in Weather and Climate

1st Edition

Forthcoming

W. J. Maunder
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1986, this book discusses the value of weather and climate information in government and business decision-making. It issues a strong manifesto for the development of new areas of research requiring the skills of weather scientists, geographers, economists, planners and...

Environmental Pollution Control: Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects

Environmental Pollution Control: Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Allan D. McKnight, Pauline K. Marstrand, T. Craig Sinclair
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1974 this volume brings together contributions from lawyers, a nuclear physicist, a landscape architect, biologist, engineers and a former Inspector of the International Atomic Energy Agency. It covers technical and legal information on air, water, sea, land and noise...

Climatology

Climatology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

A. Austin Miller
November 14, 2019

Originally published in 1931 (this re-issues the 8th edition of 1953), this book gives students a comprehensive account of global climatic types and the impact of climate on economics, issues of race, health, meteorology and geography. Climate change is covered from earliest times up until the...

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