Read ✓ Two-Mile Time Machine By Richard B. Alley –

Two-Mile Time Machine In The 1990s Richard B Alley And His Colleagues Made Headlines With The Discovery That The Last Ice Age Came To An Abrupt End Over A Period Of Only Three Years In The Two Mile Time Machine, Alley Tells The Fascinating History Of Global Climate Changes As Revealed By Reading The Annual Rings Of Ice From Cores Drilled In Greenland He Explains That Humans Have Experienced An Unusually Temperate Climate Compared To The Wild Fluctuations That Characterized Most Of Prehistory He Warns That Our Comfortable Environment Could Come To An End In A Matter Of Years And Tells Us What We Need To Know In Order To Understand And Perhaps Overcome Climate Changes In The Future.In A New Preface, The Author Weighs In On Whether Our Understanding Of Global Climate Change Has Altered In The Years Since The Book Was First Published, What The Latest Research Tells Us, And What He Is Working On Next.

Read ✓ Two-Mile Time Machine  By Richard B. Alley –
  • ebook
  • 246 pages
  • Two-Mile Time Machine
  • Richard B. Alley
  • 03 February 2018
  • 9781306906906

    13 thoughts on “Read ✓ Two-Mile Time Machine By Richard B. Alley –

  1. says:

    In this captivating novel, Richard B Alley, one of the world s leading climate scientists, tells the story of Earth s climate history that has been revealed from studying Greenland s ice cores He draws on his research to explain first, how ice cores can be indicative of climate history, second, how different events have large capabilities to alter Earth s climate, and third, what these findings could possibly mean for our future By extensively studying the ice layers of a two mile long ice core, Alley and his research team determined a relative history of Earth s temperatures for the past 100,000 years They additionally discovered patterns of atmospheric concentrations throughout history, as gas bubbles are trapped within ice layers Alley explains their main findings from this extensive study Their two main discoveries include 1 that past climate has been much variable with significantly larger climate shifts than those experienced in the industrial agricultural era and 2 that climate usually remains relatively stable unless there is a phenomenon pushing climate to change, commonly causing a rapid jump in climatic conditions, rather than a gradual one Alley concludes by describing the futuristic implications of their study He examines the ...

  2. says:

    A wonderful extrapolation of, and science behind the deciphering of Greenland glacial ice cores, and its pertinence to some positive outlook on climate changes irretrievably coming our way.Amazing science, dedicated scientists, and a long term perspective that is refreshing in its outlook.

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