Climate Change

A Very Short Introduction

Author: Mark Maslin

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Science

Page: 187

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Previous editions published as: Global warming.

Climate: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Mark Maslin

Publisher: OUP Oxford


Category: Science

Page: 152

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In this wide-ranging Very Short Introduction to climate, Mark Maslin considers all aspects of the global climate system, exploring and explaining the different components that control climate on Earth. He considers the processes that allow energy to reach the Earth and how it is redistributed around the planet by the ocean-atmosphere system; the relationship and differences between climate and the weather; how climate has affected life on Earth and human settlements; and the cyclic and quasi-cyclic features of climate such as the Milankovitch cycles and El Nino. He concludes by touching on the issue of climate change, and outlines some of the approaches that are now being taken to tackle it. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Province House - seat of the Spiš Museum in Spišská Nová Ves

Author: Múzeum Spiša v Spišskej Novej Vsi

Publisher: Múzeum Spiša v Spišskej Novej Vsi




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The e-book contains a basic overview of Spiš Museum exhibitions in Spišská Nová Ves, located in a historic building called the Province House. The historical exhibition is focused mainly on the history of Spišská Nová Ves. Central and South Spiš is presented in the mining exhibition. The archaeological exhibition thematically covers the entire Spiš region. The natural history section of this eBook portrays the results of the explorations of the Spiš Museum experts, aimed at paleontology (the period of the Tertiary Sea in Spiš), the development of vegetation in Šafárka in the Volovské Hills during the last glacial era (Palynology), as well as an overview of the plants in the permanent Nature of Spiš exhibition (botany).