Climate Change Shifting Glaciers, Deserts, and Climate Belts by Timothy Kusky
  

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Climate Change Shifting Glaciers, Deserts, and Climate Belts by Timothy Kusky

The Earth has experienced many episodes of dramatic climate change over the years. Scientists warn that the planet is currently becoming warmer at a rapid pace and there will be significant consequences for the people and ecosystems. How humans respond to global warming is crucial for their survival amid the growing threat of moving coastal cities, migrating crop belts, changing climate zones, and varying river conditions. A thorough examination of the climate history of the past million years may help predict and alter the course for the future.

About the Author

Timothy Kusky holds a Ph.D. degree in Earth and planetary sciences from Johns Hopkins University, and is the Paul C. Reinert Professor of Natural Sciences at Saint Louis University in Missouri and the director of the Center for Environmental Sciences in St. Louis.

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Format

Hardback
156 pages

Author

Timothy Kusky
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Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

15th January 2009

ISBN

9780816064663


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