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The Melting World: A Journey Across America's Vanishing Glaciers

Autor: White, Christopher

Editorial: St. Martin's Press

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The Melting World: A Journey Across America's Vanishing Glaciers : Chris White travels to Montana to chronicle the work of Dan Fagre, a climate scientist and ecologist, whose work shows that alpine glaciers are vanishing rapidly close to home. For years, Fagre has monitored the ice sheets in Glacier National Park proving that they - and by extension Rocky Mountain ice - will melt far faster than previously imagined. How long will the ice fields survive? What are the consequences? The Melting World chronicles the first extinction of a mountain ecosystem in what is expected to be a series of such global calamities as humanity faces the prospect of a world without alpine ice.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Ciencia   Earth Sciences
Ciencia   Environmental Science
Viajes   Parks & Campgrounds

ISBN 13:9780312546281
ISBN 10:0312546289
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:267
Tamaño:9.59" l x 6.41" w x 1.05" h
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