The Resource The white planet : the evolution and future of our frozen world, Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, and Dominique Raynaud ; translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan

The white planet : the evolution and future of our frozen world, Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, and Dominique Raynaud ; translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan

Label
The white planet : the evolution and future of our frozen world
Title
The white planet
Title remainder
the evolution and future of our frozen world
Statement of responsibility
Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, and Dominique Raynaud ; translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
From the Arctic Ocean and ice sheets of Greenland, to the glaciers of the Andes and Himalayas, to the great frozen desert of Antarctica, The White Planet takes readers on a spellbinding scientific journey through the shrinking world of ice and snow to tell the story of the expeditions and discoveries that have transformed our understanding of global climate. Written by three internationally renowned scientists at the center of many breakthroughs in ice core and climate science, this book provides an unparalleled firsthand account of how the ""white planet"" affects global climate--an
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
551.31
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.I23
LC item number
J6813 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The white planet : the evolution and future of our frozen world, Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, and Dominique Raynaud ; translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan
Publication
Note
"First published in France under the title Planète blanche, les glaces, le climat et l'environnement, Odile Jacob, 2008."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The world of ice : past and present -- pt. 2. Polar ice : amazing archives -- pt. 3. The white planet tomorrow -- pt. 4. The poles and the planet
Control code
ocn824530499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844692
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/ctt1chc31
  • 436366
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34896600
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)824530499
  • pebcs140084469X

Library Locations

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