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Understanding Earth's deep past : lessons for our climate future /

by National Research Council (U.S.)Committee on the Importance of Deep-Time Geologic Records for Understanding Climate Change Impacts..
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2011Description: xiv, 194 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0309209153; 9780309209151.Subject(s): Climatic changes -- History | Climatic changes -- Forecasting | Global warming -- ForecastingOnline resources: Online version in Open Book format. You may read for free. Also available online in Open Book format via the National Academies Press home page.
Contents:
Introduction -- Lessons from past warm worlds -- Climate transitions, tipping points, and the point of no return -- Deciphering past climates-reconciling models and observations -- Implementing a deep-time climate research agenda -- Conclusions and recommendations.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-177).

Introduction -- Lessons from past warm worlds -- Climate transitions, tipping points, and the point of no return -- Deciphering past climates-reconciling models and observations -- Implementing a deep-time climate research agenda -- Conclusions and recommendations.

Also available online in Open Book format via the National Academies Press home page.

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