k F A r) I M n s BOOK REVIEWS EARTH OBSERVATIONS FROM SPACE: THE FIRST 50 YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS National Research Council, 2008, 144 pp., $34.75, paperbound, National Academies Press, ISBN 978-0-309-11095-2 h e old adage, "a pictur e is wort h a thousand event s in even the most remote regions far away words," is wha t best befits th e value of th e book, fro m civilization. TEarth Observations from Space: The First 50 Years Th e book is also useful for bringin g the reader of Scientific Achievements, a compilation published u p to date on the key issues that are in the forefron t by the U.S. National Research Council (NRC) sum- of global change. It is divided into nine sections: marizin g the value of Eart h observations from the weather ; the earth radiation budget; atmospheric uniqu e vantag e poin t of space. For students composition; hydrology; cryosphere; ocean of meteorology, it is sometime s easy to get dynamics ; ecosystems and the carbon lost in the governing equations that drive cycle; lan d use an d land-cover change; and th e physics of weather and global-change solid Earth.
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Published: Jul 1, 2009
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