1 edition of Global changes found in the catalog.
by University of Warsaw, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies in Warsaw
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Waldemar Wilk|
|Contributions||Uniwersytet Warszawski. Wydział Geografii i Studiów Regionalnych|
|LC Classifications||HD75 .G545 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||355 p. :|
|Number of Pages||355|
|LC Control Number||2010506109|
Biogeochemistry—winner of a Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from the Text and Academic Authors Association—considers how the basic chemical conditions of the Earth, from atmosphere to soil to seawater, have been and are being affected by the existence of activities in particular, from the rapid consumption of resources to the destruction of the rainforests and the. Global Change Introduction: Global Change is a new mutli-disciplinary science which seeks to understand the various ways the environment is being altered by man's activities. The mechanisms of change are referred to as anthropogenic forcings and are usually involved with atmospheric alteration or land-use changes.
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