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READINGS BOOK REVIEWS TH E TWO-MIL E TIM E MACHINE : ICE CORES , ABRUP T CLIMAT E CHANGE , AN D OU R FUTURE Richard B. Alley, 2000, 229 pp., $24.95, hardbound, Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-691-00493-5 tories about climate catastrophes alternate with as Alley; it gives science a very neede d personal touch. those negating any concer n about global change. Alley makes clear that the study of nature is fu n and It is therefor e refreshing to read a book that tells that new ideas are no t only individual's achievements. us in easy words, but with sufficient depth , how Rather, he suggests that when people work together scientists have obtained the information about past an d think about the wonders of nature, new insight climate change that is the basis for worries about the can be generated. The most importan t outcome of the future . Richard Alley is a world au- Greenlan d ice sheet projects was the discovery of thority in the science of ice cores and abrupt climate change. Huge temperatur e swings took climate, and his book fills the large place in Greenland within a few decades, and some within 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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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-83.2.285
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BOOK REVIEWS TH E TWO-MIL E TIM E MACHINE : ICE CORES , ABRUP T CLIMAT E CHANGE , AN D OU R FUTURE Richard B. Alley, 2000, 229 pp., $24.95, hardbound, Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-691-00493-5 tories about climate catastrophes alternate with as Alley; it gives science a very neede d personal touch. those negating any concer n about global change. Alley makes clear that the study of nature is fu n and It is therefor e refreshing to read a book that tells that new ideas are no t only individual's achievements. us in easy words, but with sufficient depth , how Rather, he suggests that when people work together scientists have obtained the information about past an d think about the wonders of nature, new insight climate change that is the basis for worries about the can be generated. The most importan t outcome of the future . Richard Alley is a world au- Greenlan d ice sheet projects was the discovery of thority in the science of ice cores and abrupt climate change. Huge temperatur e swings took climate, and his book fills the large place in Greenland within a few decades, and some within

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Published: Feb 1, 2002

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