The Earth as transformed by human action global and regional changes in the biosphere over the past 300 years

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Published by Cambridge University Press with Clark University in Cambridge, New York .

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  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Congresses.,
  • Human ecology -- Congresses.,
  • Population -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by B.L. Turner II ... [et al.] ; with computer graphics by Montine Jordan.
ContributionsTurner, B. L. 1945-
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LC ClassificationsGF75 .E15 1990
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Paginationxvi, 713 p. :
Number of Pages713
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Open LibraryOL20735342M
ISBN 100521363578

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Marsh, George Perkins, Type. Book. Material. Published material. Publication info. The Earth as Modified by Human Action George Perkins Marsh, american diplomat and philologist () This ebook presents «The Earth as Modified by Human Action», from George Perkins Marsh.

A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. Table of Contents About this book MOTTO FOREWORDBrand: The Perfect Library. Human-driven changes in land use and land cover, such as deforestation, urbanization, and shifts in vegetation patterns, also alter the climate, resulting in changes to the reflectivity of the Earth surface (albedo), emissions from burning forests, urban heat island effects and changes in the natural water cycle.

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Morecentration in the atmosphere has increased by. geology The study of Earth’s physical structure and substance, its history and the processes that act on it. People who work in this field are known as geologists.

Planetary geology is the science of studying the same things about other planets. greenhouse gas A gas that traps heat close to Earth’s surface, driving up temperature. The AI software is installed in everything from action figures to talking teddy bears.

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After a balloon came back from a high altitude flight, it was covered with microscopic life forms that originated from space fueling debate about whether life on earth began here or .

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