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Global Warming

This book is intended to introduce the reader to examples of the range of practical problems posed by "Global Warming". It includes 11 chapters split into 5 sections. Section 1 outlines the recent changes in the Indian Monsoon, the importance of greenhouse gases to life, and the relative importance of changes in solar radiation in causing the changes. Section 2 discusses the changes to natural hazards such as floods, retreating glaciers and potential sea level changes. Section 3 examines planning cities and transportation systems in the light of the changes, while section 4 looks at alternative energy sources. Section 5 estimates the changes to the carbon pool in the alpine meadows of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The 11 authors come from 9 different countries, so the examples are taken from a truly international set of problems.

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Global WarmingEdited by Stuart Harris

Published: September 27th 2010

ISBN: 978-953-307-149-7

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1. Impact of Global Warming on Tropical Cyclones and Monsoons

By Muni Krishna Kailasam and Sai R.Rao

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2. Greenhouse Gases and Their Importance to Life

By Stuart Arthur Harris

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3. Global Warming: CO2 vs Sun

By Georgios Florides, Paul Christodoulides and Vassilios Messaritis

3456

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4. Global Warming, Glacier Melt & Sea Level Rise: New Perspectives

By Madhav Khandekar

3876

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5. Potential Changes in Hydrologic Hazards Under Global Climate Change

By Koji Dairaku

1314

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6. On the Effect of Global Warming and the UAE Built Environment

By Hassan Radhi

9006

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7. Transport Planning and Global Warming

By Pedro Javier Pérez, Emilio Ortega, Belén Martín, Isabel Otero and Andrés Monzón

2186

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8. Global Warming and Hydropower in Turkey for a Clean and Sustainable Energy Future

By Ibrahim Yuksel and Hasan Arman

1841

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9. Role of Nuclear Energy to a Low Carbon Society

By Shizu Saito, Masuro Ogawa and Ryutaro Hino

1412

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10. Global Warming

By John Bockris

1570

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11. Simulating Alpine Tundra Vegetation Dynamics in Response to Global Warming in China

By Anderson Zhang, Minghua Song and Jeffery Welker

2124

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