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A Global warming forum : scientific, economic, and legal overview

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  • Creator edited by Richard A. Geyer
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Boca Raton : CRC Press, [1993] ©1993
  • Physical Details
    • 638 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9780849344190, 0849344190
  • OCLC ocm25674997


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Sect. I. Role of Geophysical and Geoengineering Methods to Solve Problems Related to Global Climatic Change. Ch. 1. Radiative, Hydrological, and Dynamic Interaction in the Air-Sea System / Dasheng Yang and Weiyu Yang. Ch. 2. The Measurements of Atmospheric Aerosols and Condensation Nuclei and the Potential Role of These Particles in Cloud Formation and Transfer of Radiative Energy / Josef Podzimek. Ch. 3. What Do Data Analyses Tell Us about the Variability of Global Temperature? / A. A. Tsonis and J. B. Elsner. Ch. 4. Space-Based Geoengineering Options for Dealing with Global Change / Lyle M. Jenkins. Ch. 5. Results of Analyses of a Lunar-Based Power System to Supply Earth with 20,000 GW of Electric Power / David R. Criswell and Robert D. Waldron -- Sect. II. Role of Oceanographic and Geochemical Methods to Provide Evidence for Global Climatic Change. Ch. 6. Climate and the Marine Record: Scientific Results of the Ocean Drilling Program / P. D. Rabinowitz and J. G. Baldauf. Ch. 7. The Climate Continuum: an Overview of Global Warming and Global Cooling Throughout the History of Planet Earth / Anthony D. Socci. Ch. 8. Anthropogenic Fossil Carbon Sources of Atmospheric Methane / Timothy R. Barber and William M. Sackett. Ch. 9. Elevated Sea Surface Temperatures Correlate with Caribbean Coral Reef Bleaching / Thomas J. Goreau, Raymond L. Hayes, Jenifer W. Clark, Daniel J. Basta and Craig N. Robertson. Ch. 10. Geochemical Methods to Evaluate Methane Concentrations in Soils and Sediments / Ronald C. Pflaum. Ch. 11. Possible Reduction of Atmospheric CO[subscript 2] by Iron Fertilization in the Antarctic Ocean / Tsung-Hung Peng. Ch. 12. Land-Water Interactions and Climate Change: A Fish-Eye View / Penelope Firth -- Sect. III. Global Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Production Including Need for Additional Information. Ch. 13. Climate History During the Recent Greenhouse Enhancement / Patrick J. Michaels and Robert C. BaIling, Jr. Ch. 14. Environmental and Economic Benefits of Natural Gas Use for Pollution Control / Partha R. Dey, Eugene E. Berkau and Karl B. Schnelle. Ch. 15. Methane Emissions to the Global Atmosphere from Coal Mining / Robert C. Harriss, Terry Bensel and Denise Blaha. Ch. 16. What to do About Greenhouse Warming: Look Before You Leap / S. Fred Singer, Roger Revelle and Chauncey Starr. Ch. 17. Atmospheric Trace Gases: Sources, Sinks, and Role in Global Change / M. A. K. Khalil -- Sect. IV. Natural Resource Management Needed to Provide Long Term Global Energy and Agricultural Uses. Ch. 18. Some Considerations in Applying GIS Technology to the Global Warming Problem / Lowell Kent Smith. Ch. 19. Global Warming and Agriculture: A Survey of Economic Analyses and Preliminary Assessments / Hayri Onal. Ch. 20. Greenhouse Gases and Agriculture / Robert B. Jackson IV. Ch. 21. Global Warming and the Water Resources of Sahel (Lake Chad) Region / Solomon A. Isiorho. Ch. 22. Satellite Monitoring of Desert Expansion / H. E. Dregne and C. J. Tucker. Ch. 23. The Use of Biofuels to Mitigate Global Warming / M. D. Ackerson, E. C. Clausen and J. L. Gaddy. Ch. 24. Prospects of Agriculture in a Carbon Dioxide-Enriched Environment / N. C. Bhattacharya -- Sect. V. Legal, Policy, and Educational Considerations Required to Properly Evaluate Global Warming Proposals. Ch. 25. Beyond Vienna and Montreal: A Global Framework Convention on Greenhouse Gases / David A. Wirth and Daniel A. Lashof. Ch. 26. The Developing Law of the Atmosphere and the 1992 Rio de Janeiro Convention on Climate Change / Justin Lancaster. Ch. 27. Global Warming: the Energy Policy Challenge / Christopher Flavin and Nicholas Lenssen. Ch. 28. Japan and the Global Environment / Alan S. Miller and Curtis Moore. Ch. 29. Regulatory Aspects of Acid Rain / Partha R. Dey, Eugene E. Berkau and Karl B. Schnelle. Ch. 30. A Strategy for Global Environmental Education at the University / S. Taseer Hussain and Raymond L. Hayes