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Fragile Earth : views of a changing world

Label
Fragile Earth : views of a changing world
Title
Fragile Earth
Title remainder
views of a changing world
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Natural disasters, climate change, the exploitation of the world's resources and human development are changing our planet at a relentless pace. Now, using stunning images from the air, land and space, this large format book brings together the most dramatic natural and man-made events
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
550
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GB5014
LC item number
.F73 2006b
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural disasters
  • Global environmental change
  • Meteorology
  • Earth sciences
  • Nature
  • Natural disasters
  • Meteorology
  • Earth sciences
  • Nature
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Earth sciences
  • Global environmental change
  • Meteorology
  • Natural disasters
  • Nature
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Natural disasters Pictorial works
  • Meteorology Pictorial works
  • Earth sciences Pictorial works
  • Nature Effect of human beings on Pictorial works
  • Earth Pictorial works
Label
Fragile Earth : views of a changing world
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Restless Earth : natural phenomena (Earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, landslides and avalanches) -- Extreme storms : wild weather (Tropical storms, tornadoes, dust storms, snow) -- Man-made world : building and development (Creating land, controlling water, expanding cities, travel and transportation) -- Damaged world : man's impact (Deforestation, conflict, pollution) -- Big thaw : warming world (Polar ice, shrinking glaciers, rising sea level) -- Parched Earth : deserts and drought (Advancing deserts, drought and fire, shrinking lakes, drying rivers) -- Water's power : coast and flood (Changing coastlines, rivers in flood) -- Future views : changing world -- Observing change : watching the world (Earth observation)
Control code
ocm69021905
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780007233144
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o69021905
  • (OCoLC)69021905
Label
Fragile Earth : views of a changing world
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Restless Earth : natural phenomena (Earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, landslides and avalanches) -- Extreme storms : wild weather (Tropical storms, tornadoes, dust storms, snow) -- Man-made world : building and development (Creating land, controlling water, expanding cities, travel and transportation) -- Damaged world : man's impact (Deforestation, conflict, pollution) -- Big thaw : warming world (Polar ice, shrinking glaciers, rising sea level) -- Parched Earth : deserts and drought (Advancing deserts, drought and fire, shrinking lakes, drying rivers) -- Water's power : coast and flood (Changing coastlines, rivers in flood) -- Future views : changing world -- Observing change : watching the world (Earth observation)
Control code
ocm69021905
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780007233144
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o69021905
  • (OCoLC)69021905

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