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The Resource Global change and the earth system : a planet under pressure, W. Steffen [and others], (electronic book)

Global change and the earth system : a planet under pressure, W. Steffen [and others], (electronic book)

Label
Global change and the earth system : a planet under pressure
Title
Global change and the earth system
Title remainder
a planet under pressure
Statement of responsibility
W. Steffen [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes what is known about the Earth System and the impact of changes caused by humans. This book considers the consequences of these changes with respect to the stability of the Earth System and the well-being of humankind; as well as exploring future paths towards Earth System science in support of global sustainability
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
363.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GE149
LC item number
.G526 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GE149
NAL item number
.G526 2005
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Steffen, W. L.
Series statement
Global change--the IGBP series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Global environmental change
  • Nature
  • Human ecology
Label
Global change and the earth system : a planet under pressure, W. Steffen [and others], (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An integrated earth system -- Planetary machinery: the dynamics of the earth system prior to significant human influence -- The Anthropocene Era: how humans are changing the earth system -- Reverberations of change: the responses of the earth system to human activities -- Living with global change: consequences of changes in the earth system for human well-being -- Towards earth system science and global sustainability
Control code
SPR262681360
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540408000
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Global change and the earth system : a planet under pressure, W. Steffen [and others], (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An integrated earth system -- Planetary machinery: the dynamics of the earth system prior to significant human influence -- The Anthropocene Era: how humans are changing the earth system -- Reverberations of change: the responses of the earth system to human activities -- Living with global change: consequences of changes in the earth system for human well-being -- Towards earth system science and global sustainability
Control code
SPR262681360
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540408000
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Specific material designation
remote

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