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Author Neelin, J. David

Title Climate change and climate modeling / J. David Neelin

Publ Info Cambridge ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  QC861.3 .N44 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QC861.3 .N44 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QC861.3 .N44 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 282 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Overview of climate variability and climate science -- Basics of global climate -- Physical processes in the climate system -- El Niņo and year-to-year climate prediction -- Climate models -- The greenhouse effect and climate feedbacks -- Climate model scenarios for global warming
Note "Provides a foundation in climate science, with which to understand global warming, natural climate variations, and climate models. This textbook will inform the future users of climate models and the decision-makers of tomorrow by providing the depth they need, while requiring no background in atmospheric science and only basic calculus and physics. Developed from a course that the author teaches at UCLA, material has been extensively class-tested and with online resources of colour figures, Powerpoint slides, and problem sets."-- Provided by publisher
LC subject Climatology -- Textbooks
Climatic changes -- Textbooks
ISBN 9780521841573 (hbk.)
0521841577 (hbk.)
9780521602433 (pbk.)
0521602432 (pbk.)