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Global warming [cd] : global threat / Michael B. McElroy.

Authors: McElroy, Michael B.
Call number: CD 363.73874 MCE
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2003.
Publication date: p2003.
Subject: Global warming.
Climatic changes.
Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric.
Pollution -- Environmental aspects.
Series title: Modern scholar.
Title: Global warming [cd] : global threat / Michael B. McElroy.
Physical description: 7 audio discs (14 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (88 p. ; 22 cm.)
Performer note: Lectures by Michael B. McElroy, Harvard University.
Contents note: Lecture 1. Perspectives on earth history -- Lecture 2. Stratospheric ozone depletion -- Lecture 3. The human role of life on earth -- Lecture 5. The efficiency of the natural greenhouse effect -- Lecture 6. Changing concentration of CO₂ -- Lecture 7. Current CO₂ trends -- Lecture 8. Methane, nitrous oxide, and other greenhouse gases -- Lecture 9. Total climate system -- Lecture 10. The role of the ocean -- Lecture 11. The history of climate changes -- Lecture 12. Weather modeling -- Lecture 13. Environmental policy --Lecture 14. Summary.
Notes: Compact discs.
"14 lectures"--Cover.
Summary note: This course discusses the complex interdependent systems that regulate the environment of Earth. Also, this course offers listeners a comprehensive overview of the essential environmental issues of our time. Some of the issues discussed include: air pollution, acid rain, depletion of the stratospheric ozone, destruction of tropical forests, and impending climate changes.
ISBN: 1402539142
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