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Hay, William W.

Experimenting on a Small Planet

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Table of contents

1. Introduction



William W. Hay

2. The Language of Science



William W. Hay

3. Applying Mathematics to Problems



William W. Hay

4. Geologic Time



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5. Putting Numbers on Geologic Ages



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6. Documenting Past Climate Change



William W. Hay

7. The Nature of Energy Received from the Sun—The Analogies with Water Waves and Sound



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8. The Nature of Energy Received from the Sun—Figuring Out What Light Really Is



William W. Hay

9. Exploring the Electromagnetic Spectrum



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10. The Origins of Climate Science—The Idea of Energy Balance



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11. The Climate System



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12. What’s at the Bottom of Alice’s Rabbit Hole



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13. Energy From the SunLong-term Variations



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14. Solar Variability and Cosmic Rays



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15. Albedo



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16. Air



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17. HOH—The Keystone of Earth’s Climate



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18. The Atmosphere



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19. Oxygen and Ozone—Products and Protectors of Life



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20. Water Vapor—The Major Greenhouse Gas



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21. Carbon Dioxide



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22. Other Greenhouse gases



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23. The Coriolis Effect



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24. The Circulation of Earth’s Atmosphere



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25. The Circulation of Earth’s Oceans



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26. The Biological Interactions



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27. Sea Level



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28. Global Climate Change—The Geologically Immediate Past



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29. Is There an Analog for the Future Climate?



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30. The Instrumental Temperature Record



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31. The Future



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32. Global and Regional Aspects of Climate Change



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33. Erratum to: Experimenting on a Small Planet
William W. Hay

Keywords: Popular Science, Popular Science in Nature and Environment, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Historical Geology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
2nd ed. 2016
Page amount
38 pages
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319274041
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-27402-7

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