The Complete Ice Age

The Complete Ice Age

How Climate Change Shaped the World

Book - 2009
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"In this book, leading scientists weave a compelling story out of the most up-to-date discoveries in different fields of Ice Age research." "As the glaciers melted 10,000 years ago, our ancestors faced a staggering sea-level rise of 120 metres, far in excess of the relatively modest rise predicted for the 21st century. The final chapter issues a stark warning about the future of our planet and the consequences of our profligate lifestyles." "Magnificently illustrated with dramatic landscape photography, fossil remains of our ancestors and Ice Age beasts, and specially commissioned explanatory diagrams, The Complete Ice Age shows both the fragility of our climate system and the power of humans to adapt to the most extreme environmental challenges."--Jacket.
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2009
ISBN: 9780500051610
0500051615
Branch Call Number: 551.792 C73766 2009
Characteristics: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Fagan, Brian M.

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