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The Two-Mile Time Machine

Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

The Two-Mile Time Machine( )
Author: Alley, Richard B.
Preface by: Alley, Richard B.
Series title:Princeton Science Library
ISBN:978-0-691-16083-2
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $44.99
Book Description:

In the 1990s Richard B. Alley and his colleagues made headlines with the discovery that the last ice age came to an abrupt end over a period of only three years. In The Two-Mile Time Machine, Alley tells the fascinating history of global climate changes as revealed by reading the annual rings of ice from cores drilled in Greenland. He explains that humans have experienced an unusually temperate climate compared to the wild fluctuations that characterized most of prehistory....
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Science / Global Warming & Climate Change
Nature / Weather
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14 x 22 x 1.727 cm
Book Weight:0.227 Kilograms



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