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The Ocean's Role in Global Change: Progress of Major Research Programs

The Ocean's Role in Global Change: Progress of Major Research Programs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Studies Board, Ocean
By Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources
By Division on Earth and Life Studies
By Research Council, National
By Academy of Sciences, National

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What role does the ocean play in global climate change? Although not fully understood, there is general agreement that it is significant. Therefore, the scientific community has initiated large-scale research programs based on studies of the ocean and its relation to global clima...te and climate-related processes. This volume provides brief summaries and reports on the progress of the major oceanographic research programs. It looks at both programs that study processes that occur over periods ranging from days to hundreds of years--the contemporary system--and those that seek to understand long-term variations ranging from thousands to millions of years--the geological perspective.
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ISBN 9780309050432
Released AU 15 Jan 1994
Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780309050432
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Imprint National Academies Press
Released 15 Jan 1994
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Studies Board, Ocean
By Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources
By Division on Earth and Life Studies
By Research Council, National
By Academy of Sciences, National
Category Oceanography (Seas)
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 6mm
Dewey Code 551.46
Weight 159g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Ocean-atmosphere interaction, Research, United States
NBS Text Natural History: General
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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