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- Author(s)Vivien Gornitz
- PublisherColumbia University Press
- Date of Publication19/03/2013
- GenreEnvironment & Planning
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintColumbia University Press
- Content Note70 Illustrations, unspecified
- Weight1035 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Format DetailsTrade binding
- Table Of ContentsPrefaceAcknowledgments1. The Ever-Changing Ocean2. The Causes and Detection of Sea Level Change3. Piercing the Veil of Time: Sea Levels After the Dinosaurs4. When the Mammoths Roamed: Sea Level During the Ice Ages5. The Great Ice Meltdown and Rising Seas6. The Modern Speedup of Sea Level Rise7. Sea Level Rise on a Warming Planet8. Shorelines at Risk9. Coping with the Rising Waters10. Charting a Future CourseAppendix. Geologic Time ScaleNotesGlossaryBibliographyCreditsIndex
- Author BiographyVivien Gornitz is a geologist and special research scientist with the Columbia University Center for Climate Systems Research and the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. She has written numerous articles on sea level rise and the impacts of climate change on the coastal zone. She was a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 2007 and to the New York City Panel on Climate Change and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ClimAID in 2010 and 2011.
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