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Climate Change 2007 - The Physical Science Basis
Working Group I Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the IPCC


  • Date Published: September 2007
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521705967


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  • The Climate Change 2007 volumes of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provide the most comprehensive and balanced assessment of climate change available. This IPCC Working Group I report brings us completely up-to-date on the full range of scientific aspects of climate change. Written by the world's leading experts, the IPCC volumes will again prove to be invaluable for researchers, students, and policymakers, and will form the standard reference works for policy decisions for government and industry worldwide.

    • THE international, impartial report on scientific aspects of climate change
    • State-of-the-art analysis
    • Authors are the best international researchers on climate change
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    • Date Published: September 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521705967
    • length: 1009 pages
    • dimensions: 280 x 216 x 42 mm
    • weight: 2.769kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Summary for Policymakers
    Technical Summary
    1. Historical Overview of Climate Changes Science
    2. Changes in Atmospheric Constituents and Radiative Forcing
    3. Observations: Atmosphic Surface and Climate Change
    4. Observations: Changes in Snow, Ice and Frozen Ground
    5. Observations: Ocean Climate Change and Sea Level
    6. Palaeoclimate
    7. Coupling Between Changes in the Climate System and Biogeochemistry
    8. Climate Models and their Evaluation
    9. Understanding and Attributing Climate Change
    10. Global Climate Projections
    11. Regional Climate Projections
    Annex I: Glossary
    Annex II: Contributors to the IPCC WGI Fourth Assessment Report
    Annex III: Reviewers of the IPCC WGI Fourth Assessment Report
    Annex IV: Acronyms

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    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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