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Taking the Temperature of the Earth

Steps towards Integrated Understanding of Variability and Change

1st Edition - June 15, 2019

Editors: Glynn Hulley, Darren Ghent

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 4 4 5 8 - 9
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 4 4 5 9 - 6

Taking the Temperature of the Earth: Steps towards Integrated Understanding of Variability and Change presents an integrated, collaborative approach to observing and understan… Read more

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Taking the Temperature of the Earth: Steps towards Integrated Understanding of Variability and Change presents an integrated, collaborative approach to observing and understanding various surface temperatures from a whole-Earth perspective. The book describes the progress in improving the quality of surface temperatures across different domains of the Earth’s surface (air, land, sea, lakes and ice), assessing variability and long-term trends, and providing applications of surface temperature data to detect and better understand Earth system behavior.

As cooperation is essential between scientific communities, whose focus on particular domains of Earth’s surface and on different components of the observing system help to accelerate scientific understanding and multiply the benefits for society, this book bridges the gap between domains.