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Earth's Climate: Past and Future

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Paleoclimatology courses are growing, attracting a wide variety of students in earth and environmental sciences, geography, ecology, and related fields. Earth's Climate: Past and Future works as either a nonmajors introduction to Earth system science or climate change, or as a majors/graduate-level overview of the processes and techniques in climate science. Written from a ...more
Paperback, 465 pages
Published December 15th 2000 by W. H. Freeman (first published 2000)
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Kelsey
Oct 07, 2012 Kelsey rated it really liked it
As someone with zero science background, I found Earth's Climate to be incredibly helpful in understanding climate change. The first few chapters explain the different ways how scientists study climate. Ruddiman then starts back in time and moves forward to look at climate change. Each chapter is packed with information, but in a good way - no word is unnecessary. However, since it is so dense in that way, it's incredibly difficult to retain all the information. This book is great to read (slowl ...more
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Aug 02, 2015 Rosey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A solid foundational text on how we understand and study climate change.
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