Handbook of Global Environmental Pollution

Global Environmental Change

Editors: Freedman, Bill (Ed.)

  • Enriches understanding of both the scientific and socioeconomic dimensions of climate change
  • Explores anthropogenic influences and the likely causes and consequences of predicted warming
  • Serves as a reliable, interdisciplinary and comprehensive resource for readers in fields related to environment and sustainability
  • Provides a benchmark for the present state of knowledge and uncertainty on global environmental change
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The handbook Global Environmental Change is intended to serve as a reliable and comprehensive resource to attend the needs of researchers, teachers, students, and professionals working in science and policy aspects relevant to environment and sustainability. Entries in the handbook are arranged by major section, and are extensively cross-referenced to allow users to find related titles in a user-friendly way. The handbook is available as a printed volume and as an on-line reference work.

About the authors

Bill Freedman is an ecologist and professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, where he does research and teaches classes in ecology and environmental science. He is a specialist in the ecological effects of pollution, disturbance, and other stressors, including: the effects of forest harvesting and management on vegetation, wildlife, and site quality; pollution of surface waters; toxic elements; acidification; arctic ecology; the conservation of biodiversity; the design of ecologically sustainable resource-use systems; and curricula in environmental education.

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Table of contents (105 chapters)

  • Global Climate Change, Introduction

    Fath, Natalia (et al.)

    Pages 3-7

  • Radiative Forcing and the Greenhouse Gases

    Szpunar, David

    Pages 9-21

  • Reflective Aerosols and the Greenhouse Effect

    Kautzman, Kathryn E.

    Pages 23-30

  • Water Cycles and Climate Change

    Trenberth, Kevin E.

    Pages 31-37

  • Global Dimming and Brightening

    Wild, Martin

    Pages 39-47

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Environmental Change
Editors
  • Bill Freedman
Series Title
Handbook of Global Environmental Pollution
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India
Print ISBN
978-94-007-5783-7
eReference ISBN
978-94-007-5784-4
Print + eBook ISBN
978-94-007-5785-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 973
Number of Illustrations and Tables
34 b/w illustrations, 101 illustrations in colour
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