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Title:
Global warming [cd] : global threat / Michael B. McElroy.
Call Number:
CD 363.73874 MCE
Publication Date:
p2003.
Publisher:
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2003.
Physical Description:
7 audio discs (14 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (88 p. ; 22 cm.)
Performer:
Lectures by Michael B. McElroy, Harvard University.
Notes:
Compact discs.

"14 lectures"--Cover.
Contents:
Lecture 1. Perspectives on earth history -- Lecture 2. Stratospheric ozone depletion -- Lecture 3. The human role of life on earth -- Lecture 5. The efficiency of the natural greenhouse effect -- Lecture 6. Changing concentration of CO₂ -- Lecture 7. Current CO₂ trends -- Lecture 8. Methane, nitrous oxide, and other greenhouse gases -- Lecture 9. Total climate system -- Lecture 10. The role of the ocean -- Lecture 11. The history of climate changes -- Lecture 12. Weather modeling -- Lecture 13. Environmental policy --Lecture 14. Summary.
Summary:
This course discusses the complex interdependent systems that regulate the environment of Earth. Also, this course offers listeners a comprehensive overview of the essential environmental issues of our time. Some of the issues discussed include: air pollution, acid rain, depletion of the stratospheric ozone, destruction of tropical forests, and impending climate changes.
Horizon Bib Number:
1074099
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