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 7, JULY 1994
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS... EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE
Physical Climatology, D.L. Hartmann, 400 pp., May 1994,
Introductory text on the fundamental physical principles and
problems of climate sensitivity and change.
Statistics, Assessment and Forecasting, R.C. Cothern, N.P.
Ross, Eds., 432 pp., Jan. 1994, $95/$114 outside U.S. (Lewis).
Examines current efforts to develop a coherent picture of
national and regional trends and conditions. Covers a number of
topics, such as modeling, geographic information systems,
problems of forecasting the future, and how to deal with large
variability and soft data.
Climates Since the Last Glacial Maximum, H.E. Wright et al.,
Eds., 569 pp., 1994, $59.95 (Univ. Minn.).
Summarizes geologic, paleoecologic and oceanographic evidence
for climate changes that have taken place over the past 18,000
years, and interprets this evidence using model simulations.
Chemistry of the Atmosphere: Its Impact on Global Change,
J.W. Birks, J.G. Calvert, R.E. Sievers, Eds., 180 pp., 1993,
Contains the plenary lectures and recommendations from the International
Conference on the Chemistry of the Atmosphere (Baltimore,
Dec. 1991). Attending were representatives (major corporations,
academics, environmentalists, and government agencies) from 49
Biogeochemistry of Global Change: Radiatively Active Trace Gases,
R.S. Oremland, 512 pp., 1993 (Chapman & Hall).
of Europe (Prof. Paper 1386-E), R.S. Williams Jr., J.G.
Ferrigno, Eds., 164 pp., 1993, $17 (USGS).
The fourth volume in the planned 11-volume set: Satellite
Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World. Reviewed by C.L.
Parkinson in Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 861-862, May, who
concludes that this is an impressive, high quality volume of
value to anyone interested in climate change in Europe over the
past few hundred years.
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