eBook Earth Science: Earth's Weather, Water and Atmosphere, 1st Edition

  • Joe Spradley
  • David Kenneth Elliott
  • Steven I. Dutch University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
  • Dr. Margaret Boorstein
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  • ISBN-10: 1587659883
  • ISBN-13: 9781587659881
  • DDC: 551.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 650 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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The interaction among these key elements of the Earth's nature is fantastically complex and intriguing. The work explores the evolution of these interactions during the earth's history, theories regarding the future of the atmosphere and oceans and specific causes and effects that are at work.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Introduction.
Contributors.
Common Units of Measure.
Complete List of Contents.
Category List of Contents.
1: Acid Rain and Acid Deposition.
2: Air Pollution.
3: Alluvial Systems.
4: Amazon River Basin.
5: Aquifers.
6: AR4 Synthesis Reports.
7: Aral Sea.
8: Arctic Ocean.
9: Artificial Recharge.
10: Atlantic Ocean.
11: Atmosphere’s Evolution.
12: Atmosphere’s Global Circulation.
13: Atmosphere’s Structure and Thermodynamics.
14: Atmospheric and Oceanic Oscillations.
15: Atmospheric Properties.
16: Auroras.
17: Barometric Pressure.
18: Beaches and Coastal Processes.
19: Black Sea.
20: Bleaching of Coral Reefs.
21: Carbonate Compensation Depths.
22: Carbon-Oxygen Cycle.
23: Caspian Sea.
24: Climate.
25: Climate Change Theories.
26: Climate Modeling.
27: Clouds.
28: Cosmic Rays and Background Radiation.
29: Cyclones and Anticyclones.
30: Dams and Flood Control.
31: Deep Ocean Currents.
32: Deep-Sea Sedimentation.
33: Deltas.
34: Desert Pavement.
35: Drainage Basins.
36: Drought.
37: Earth-Sun Relations.
38: El Niño/Southern Oscillations (ENSO).
39: Floodplains.
40: Floods.
41: Freshwater and Groundwater Contamination Around the World.
42: Ganges River.
43: Geochemical Cycles.
44: Global Energy Transfer.
45: Global Warming.
46: Great Lakes.
47: Greenhouse Effect.
48: Groundwater Movement.
49: Groundwater Pollution and Remediation.
50: Gulf of California.
51: Gulf of Mexico.
52: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill.
53: Gulf Stream.
54: Hudson Bay.
55: Hurricane Katrina.
56: Hurricanes.
57: Hydrologic Cycle.
58: Hydrothermal Vents.
59: Ice Ages and Glaciations.
60: Icebergs and Antarctica.
61: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability.
62: Indian Ocean.
63: IPCC.
64: Lake Baikal.
65: Lakes.
66: Lightning and Thunder.
67: Long-Term Weather Patterns.
68: Mediterranean Sea.
69: Mississippi River.
70: Monsoons.
71: Nile River.
72: Nitrogen Cycle.
73: North Sea.
74: Nuclear Winter.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Observational Data of the Atmosphere and Oceans.
2: Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions.
3: Ocean Pollution and Oil Spills.
4: Oceans’ Origin.
5: Oceans’ Structure.
6: Ocean Tides.
7: Ocean Waves.
8: Ozone Depletion and Ozone Holes.
9: Pacific Ocean.
10: Persian Gulf.
11: Precipitation.
12: Radon Gas.
13: Rainforests and the Atmosphere.
14: Recent Climate Change Research.
15: Red Sea.
16: Reefs.
17: Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere.
18: Remote Sensing of the Oceans.
19: River Bed Forms.
20: River Flow.
21: Salinity and Desalination.
22: Saltwater Intrusion.
23: Sand.
24: Satellite Meteorology.
25: Sea Level.
26: Seamounts.
27: Seasons.
28: Seawater Composition.
29: Sediment Transport and Deposition.
30: Severe and Anomalous Weather in Recent Decades.
31: Severe Storms.
32: Surface Ocean Currents.
33: Surface Water.
34: Tornadoes.
35: Tropical Weather.
36: Tsunamis.
37: Turbidity Currents and Submarine Fans.
38: Van Allen Radiation Belts.
39: Volcanoes: Climatic Effects.
40: Waterfalls.
41: Water Quality.
42: Watersheds.
43: Water Table.
44: Water Wells.
45: Weather Forecasting.
46: Weather Forecasting: Numerical Weather Prediction.
47: Weathering and Erosion.
48: Weather Modification.
49: Wind.
50: World Ocean Circulation Experiment.
51: Yellow River.
Appendixes.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Atmospheric Pressure: Above and Below Sea Level.
Major Oil Spills in Modern History.
Bodies of Water.
Severe Weather.
Subject Index.