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Climate Change 2013 – The Physical Science Basis
Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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  • Date Published: March 2014
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107661820

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  • This latest Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will again form the standard scientific reference for all those concerned with climate change and its consequences, including students and researchers in environmental science, meteorology, climatology, biology, ecology and atmospheric chemistry. It provides invaluable material for decision makers and stakeholders: international, national, local; and in all branches: government, businesses, and NGOs. This volume provides: • an authoritative and unbiased overview of the physical science basis of climate change; • a more extensive assessment of changes observed throughout the climate system than ever before; • new dedicated chapters on sea-level change, biogeochemical cycles, clouds and aerosols, and regional climate phenomena; • a more extensive coverage of model projections, both near-term and long-term climate projections; • a detailed assessment of climate change observations, modelling, and attribution for every continent; • a new comprehensive Atlas of Global and Regional Climate Projections for 35 regions of the world.

    • The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for assessing the science related to human-induced climate change: joint winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize
    • The most up-to-date, comprehensive and balanced assessment of the physical science basis of past, present and future climate change
    • The most trusted source for policy makers and stakeholders
    • 209 lead authors, 50 review editors, over 600 contributing authors, and over 9200 scientific publications cited
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    • Date Published: March 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107661820
    • length: 1552 pages
    • dimensions: 276 x 215 x 55 mm
    • weight: 4.01kg
    • contains: 609 colour illus. 189 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Preface
    Summary for policy makers
    Technical summary
    1. Introduction
    2. Observations: atmosphere and surface
    3. Observations: ocean
    4. Observations: cryosphere
    5. Information from paleoclimate archives
    6. Carbon and other biogeochemical cycles
    7. Clouds and aerosols
    8. Anthropogenic and natural radiative forcing
    9. Evaluation of climate models
    10. Detection and attribution of climate change: from global to regional
    11. Near-term climate change: projections and predictability
    12. Long-term climate change: projections, commitments and irreversibility
    13. Sea level change
    14. Climate phenomena and their relevance for future regional climate change
    Annex I. Atlas of global and regional climate projections
    Annex II. Climate system scenario tables
    Annex III. Glossary
    Annex IV. Acronyms
    Annex V. Contributors
    Annex VI. Expert reviewers
    Index.

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    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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