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|BOOK||Mesa Lab||QC981.8.I23 J6813 2013 (Browse shelf)||1||Available|
"First published in France under the title Planete blanche, les glaces, le climat et l'environnement, Odile Jacob, 2008."
Includes bibliographical references (p. -290) and index.
The world of ice : past and present. The ice on our planet ; From exploration to scientific observation ; Ice through the ages -- Polar ice : amazing archives. Reconstructing the climates of the past ; Glacial archives ; The campaigns ; Vostok: the cornucopia ; Dome C : 800,000 years and the revolution of the rhythm of glaciations ; Rapid climatic variations ; The last 10,000 years : an almost stable climate -- The White Planet tomorrow. The climate and greenhouse gases ; Have humans already changed the climate? ; What will the climate be in the future? ; A warming with multiple consequences ; What we must do -- the poles and the planet. The crucial place of research ; Humans and the rise of pollution -- The anthropocene era.