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A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999

FROM VOLUME 3, NUMBER 5, MAY 1990

BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE


Item #d90may59

Productivity of the Ocean--Present and Past, Vol. 44, W.H. Berger, V.S. Smetacek, G. Wefer, Eds., 470 pp., 1989, $146 (Wiley-Interscience).

Proceedings from a workshop (Berlin, FRG) held in April 1988 containing articles by 43 experts. These report and debate the relationships between the productivity of the modern ocean, the geochemical record preserved in marine sediments, and the validity of possible climate signals. (Reviewed by P.G. Brewer in Science, p. 865, Feb. 16, 1990.)


Item #d90may60

The following are available from the American Geophysical Union. Book orders under $50 must be prepaid with free shipping. Above $50, shipping charged per book. AGU members receive 30% discount on books. Write to: AGU-Orders, 2000 Florida Avenue NW, Washington DC 20009 (800-424-2488; in D.C. area or outside U.S. 202-462-6900); European Office: AGU, Postfach 49, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 3411 Katlenburg-Lindau, FRG (tel: 49-5556-1440).

Understanding Climate Change, Vol. 52 (GM0524572), A. Berger, R.E. Dickinson, J.W. Kidson, Eds., 187 pp., 1989, $26 ($18.20 members). Proceedings of the 1987 IUGG Symposium. Among topics included: World Climate Research Program, tropical ocean, global atmosphere and modeling future climates.

Aspects of Climate Variability in the Pacific and the Western Americas (GM0550720), D.H. Petersen et al., Eds., 445 pp., 1989, $50 ($35 members). Compendium of interdisciplinary papers examining instrumental and proxy records of climatic variability. The effects of these fluctuations are related to the variability of oceanic parameters, atmospheric CO2, and recent hydrological balances. (Reviewed in Eos, Mar. 27, 1990.)

Atmospheric Sciences in Antarctica (CR0996853), J.W. Meriwhether Jr., Ed., 622 pp., 1989, $22 ($15.40 members). Series of reprints on a variety of topics in the atmospheric sciences, especially those which have benefited from the ground-based application of scientific instruments in the Antarctic.


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Ozone Measuring Instruments for the Stratosphere, W.B. Grant, Ed., 438 pp., Dec. 1989, $77/$46 members (Optical Society of America).

Discusses the historical development, design, testing, calibration, instrument complementarity and ozone intercomparisons for 33 ozone measuring instruments. Includes 30 article reprints and extensive references for each instrument covered. Shows the growing importance of simultaneous measurement of many stratospheric trace species.


Item #d90may62

Aerosols and Climate, P.V. Hobbs, M.P. McCormick, Eds., 486 pp., 1988, $73 (A. Deepak Publ.). Reviewed by C.F. Rogers in Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., p. 356-358, Mar. 1990. (Originally listed in Global Climate Change Digest, BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS/EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE, Sep. 1989.)

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