Climates Constitutions

Author: Mark Harrison
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195646573
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The first major study of European attitudes towards India's climate and their bearing on imperial expansion, this book shows how growing fears about racial degeneration led to the abandonment of plans for white colonization.

Climate Responsive Design

Author: Richard Hyde
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136743324
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The book focuses on tropical climate but some of the theory can be applied to other climates; the difference in application is clearly delineated.


Author: Theresa Jarosz Alberti
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736837354
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Provides an introduction to the main climates on Earth, including tropical, temperate, polar, and dry climates.

Warm Climates In Earth History

Author: Brian T. Huber
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521641425
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Leading experts in paleoclimatology assess intervals of global warmth in earth history.

Boundary Layer Climates

Author: T. R. Oke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134951337
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This supplies the basic concepts embodied in modern energy and water balance
climatology and sets the framework for the subsequent analysis of the climates of
a wide range of surface environments. Thus in Part II—Natural Atmospheric
Environments—climates are presented by first considering the special mix of
physical properties (radiative, thermal, moisture and aerodynamic) characterizing
a particular system, then interpreting the effects they have upon the exchanges of
energy ...

Climate And History

Author: T. M. L. Wigley
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521312202
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4 The use of pollen analysis in the reconstruction of past climates: a review
H. J. B. BIRKS Abstract Pollen analytical data obtained from lake and bog
sediments provide direct information relevant to the reconstruction of the past
flora and vegetation of the area under study. As both modern floras and modern
vegetation are related in a broad way to modern climate, pollen analysis can
provide indirect information relevant to the reconstruction of past climates over
particular time spans ...

Climates Of Hunger

Author: Reid A. Bryson
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299073732
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Climates of Hunger is a book of paramount importance for our time.

Weather And Climate

Author: Paul E. Lydolph
Publisher: Government Institutes
ISBN: 9780865981201
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The climate stretches across North America from southwestern Alaska clear
across central Canada to the Atlantic coast, and across northern Eurasia from
Scandinavia to the Pacific. It occupies most of Siberia except for the tundra fringe
to the north and the Dc and steppe fringes along the south. Winter is by far the
dominant season in the boreal climate, occupying more than half the year.
Summer is short but peaked, and temperatures rise and fall rapidly during the
transitional seasons ...

Dry Climates

Author: Keith Lye
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
ISBN: 9780817248284
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Examines the many different types of dry climates, from deserts to semiarid regions.