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The White Planet: The Evolution and Future of Our Frozen World
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Publisher Princeton Univ Pr
Publication date December 6, 2016
Pages 328
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780691173474
ISBN-10 0691173478
Dimensions 0 by 6.12 by 9.25 in.
Original list price $24.95
Other format details university press
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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--and how, in turn, global warming is changing the frozen world.

Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, and Dominique Raynaud chronicle the daunting scientific, technical, and human hurdles that they and other scientists have had to overcome in order to unravel the mysteries of past and present climate change, as revealed by the cryosphere--the dynamic frozen regions of our planet. Scientifically impeccable, up-to-date, and accessible, The White Planet brings cutting-edge climate research to general readers through a vivid narrative. This is an essential book for anyone who wants to understand the inextricable link between climate and our planet's icy regions.



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With Dominique Raynaud, Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius | Reprint edition from Princeton Univ Pr (December 6, 2016)
9780691173474 | details & prices | 328 pages | List price $24.95
About: 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.

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