February 28, 2007
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Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 7, NUMBER 4, APRIL 1994
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
- PHYSICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
Interactions: Biogenic Emissions and Environmental Effects of
Climate Change, R.G. Zepp, Ed., 303 pp., May 1994, $95
Comprises contributions from climatologists, biologists,
ecologists, chemists, physicists and modelers, emphasizing
applications to agriculture, deforestation, biomass burning and
other topics in China. The last chapter recommends further
Sulphide: Oceans, Atmospheres and Climate, G. Restelli, G.
Angeletti, Eds., 1993 (Kluwer).
Proceedings of an international symposium (Belgirate, Italy,
Oct. 1992) organized by the Commission of the European
Changes in the Perspective of the Past, J.A. Eddy, H.
Oeschger, Eds., 400 pp., 1993, £80/$128 (Wiley).
Based on a Dahlem Conference (Berlin, Dec. 1991) on the value
of studying past climates to help understand the future. Reviewed
by S. Bowler, New Scientist, p. 46, Mar. 19, 1994.
Ocean Ecology: The Biomass Perspective, S.Z. El-Sayed, Ed.,
412 pp., 1994, £45 (Cambridge). A collection of articles on the
findings of the first long-term international research program on
Statistics, Assessment, and Forecasting, C.R. Cothern, N.P.
Ross, Eds., 432 pp., Jan. 1994, $95/$114 outside U.S. (Lewis).
Includes sampling methodologies, statistical analytical
techniques, modeling, geographic information systems, and
problems involved in forecasting the future.
and Their Modelling, J.R.L. Allen, B.J. Hoskins et al., Eds.,
160 pp., Apr. 1994, £35 (Chapman & Hall).
Integrates meteorological and geological approaches to review
climate modeling and research. Uses the Mesozoic Era to attempt a
prediction of the effect of global warming.
Radiation in Antarctica: Measurements and Biological Effects,
C.S. Weiler, P.A. Penhale, Eds., 256 pp., 1994 (AGU).
Topics include the U.S. monitoring network, amplification
factors, mapping methods, the role of clouds, and tolerance
mechanisms in marine organisms.
UV Photobiology, A.R. Young, L.O. Björn et al., Eds., 479
pp., 1993, £125.50 (Plenum). Presents current knowledge of
effects of ultraviolet radiation on terrestrial and aquatic life.
Change in Environmental Systems, A.J. Jakeman, M.B. Beck,
M.J. McAleer, Eds., 606 pp., Nov. 1993, £59.95/$95.95 (Wiley).
Addresses concepts and principles and explores the scientific
achievements of environmental modeling in key areas of the
natural sciences. Assesses limitations of modeling in predicting
the effects of environmental change.
Ecology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Genetics, J.G. Ferry,
Ed., 536 pp., 1993, £60/$75 (Chapman & Hall).
Discusses methanogens, microorganisms that derive energy and
produce methane by degrading organic matter in anaerobic
conditions. Reviewed by D. Archer, Nature, pp. 604-605,
Feb. 17, 1994.
Processes at the Land Surface for a Range of Space and Time
Scales, H.-J. Bolle, R.A. Feddes, J.D. Kalma, Eds., 626 pp.,
July 1993, $80 (IAHS).
The proceedings of a symposium (Yokohama, Japan, July 1993)
that includes papers on IGBP's program Biospheric Aspects of the
Hydrological Cycle, and UNESCO's program on the interface
processes of water transport through the
Remote Sensing by Microwave Radiometry, M.A. Janssen, Ed.,
572 pp., 1993, $95/£79 (Wiley). Reviewed by T. Wilheit, Science,
pp. 773-774, Oct. 29, 1993.
Topics include observation of atmospheric gases and
Productivity and Biogeochemical Cycles in the Sea, P.G.
Falkowski, A.D. Woodhead, Eds., 550 pp., 1992, $125 (Plenum).
Contains 24 chapters by individual researchers giving recent
findings, based on a conference held at Brookhaven National
Laboratory in 1991. Reviewed by C.A. Suttle, Limnol. &
Oceanog., p. 1588, Nov. 1993.
Image Processing Handbook, J.C. Russ, 484 pp., 1992,
$89.95/$105 outside U.S. (CRC).
Covers many processing and enhancement methods for maximizing
the quality of visual information. Includes tomography, binary
images, 3-D imaging.
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