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READINGS BOOK REVIEWS THI N ICE: UNLOCKIN G TH E SECRETS OF CLIMATE IN TH E WORLD'S HIGHES T MOUNTAINS Mark Bowen, 2005, 463 pp., $30.00, hardbound, Henry Holt and Company, ISBN 978-0-8050-6443-8 recurrin g them e in man y book s about climate is nie Thompson , is definitely no t par t of tha t the most importan t recent discoveries have Broecker's school. Workin g almost ex- come from paleoclimatology.Examples include A clusively with his own relatively small book s by paleoclimatologists such as Richard Alley's research group, Thompson , along with Two Mile Time Machine and William Ruddiman's his wife Ellen Moseley-Thompson, has textbook, Earth's Climate: Past and Future, but even forged an independent path, focusing Spencer Weart's The Discovery of Global Warming on Antarctica and on the high moun- devotes proportionately more attention to ocean sedi- tains of South America and Asia. The MAR K BOWEN men t cores an d the causes of ice ages tha n (I suspect) ice cores records they have obtained man y atmospheric scientists would deem warranted. are truly remarkable. Perhaps most So does Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth. famous is the record they obtained in brutal conditions on http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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BOOK REVIEWS THI N ICE: UNLOCKIN G TH E SECRETS OF CLIMATE IN TH E WORLD'S HIGHES T MOUNTAINS Mark Bowen, 2005, 463 pp., $30.00, hardbound, Henry Holt and Company, ISBN 978-0-8050-6443-8 recurrin g them e in man y book s about climate is nie Thompson , is definitely no t par t of tha t the most importan t recent discoveries have Broecker's school. Workin g almost ex- come from paleoclimatology.Examples include A clusively with his own relatively small book s by paleoclimatologists such as Richard Alley's research group, Thompson , along with Two Mile Time Machine and William Ruddiman's his wife Ellen Moseley-Thompson, has textbook, Earth's Climate: Past and Future, but even forged an independent path, focusing Spencer Weart's The Discovery of Global Warming on Antarctica and on the high moun- devotes proportionately more attention to ocean sedi- tains of South America and Asia. The MAR K BOWEN men t cores an d the causes of ice ages tha n (I suspect) ice cores records they have obtained man y atmospheric scientists would deem warranted. are truly remarkable. Perhaps most So does Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth. famous is the record they obtained in brutal conditions on

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