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Book Reviews Earth Observations and Global Change Decision The narrative is quite lively and informative and is Making, 1990: A National Partner. Irving W. Ginsberg not riddled with controversy (e.g., whether or not an and Joseph A. Angelo, Jr., Eds. 1990.357 pp. $64.50. enhanced greenhouse effect has actually begun). The hardbound. Krieger. ISBN 0-89464-557-9. prime emphasis is on present and future initiatives in order to learn how the planet functions as a system This volume is the transcribed proceedings of the and how that knowledge can be used most effectively Conference on Earth Observations and Global Change by policymakers. Needed is more information on prop- Decision Making, held in Washington, D.C., on 23-24 erties of the upper atmosphere, ocean circulation, October 1990 and hosted by the National Aeronautics stratospheric ozone, tropical rainfall, plus other basic and Space Administration (NASA), the National Oce- data that will aid research on contemporary global anic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the environmental problems. Another priority is to better Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (ERIM). understand the physical, chemical, and biological in- The principal conference objectives were to review the teractions between the atmosphere, oceans, land, status of global-change studies and to foster collabo- and ice. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-73.8.1289
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Earth Observations and Global Change Decision The narrative is quite lively and informative and is Making, 1990: A National Partner. Irving W. Ginsberg not riddled with controversy (e.g., whether or not an and Joseph A. Angelo, Jr., Eds. 1990.357 pp. $64.50. enhanced greenhouse effect has actually begun). The hardbound. Krieger. ISBN 0-89464-557-9. prime emphasis is on present and future initiatives in order to learn how the planet functions as a system This volume is the transcribed proceedings of the and how that knowledge can be used most effectively Conference on Earth Observations and Global Change by policymakers. Needed is more information on prop- Decision Making, held in Washington, D.C., on 23-24 erties of the upper atmosphere, ocean circulation, October 1990 and hosted by the National Aeronautics stratospheric ozone, tropical rainfall, plus other basic and Space Administration (NASA), the National Oce- data that will aid research on contemporary global anic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the environmental problems. Another priority is to better Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (ERIM). understand the physical, chemical, and biological in- The principal conference objectives were to review the teractions between the atmosphere, oceans, land, status of global-change studies and to foster collabo- and ice.

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Aug 1, 1992

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