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The Evolution of Earth's Climate


The Evolution of Earth's Climate


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von: J. O. Robertson, G. V. Chilingar, O. G. Sorokhtin, N. O. Sorokhtin, W. Long

194,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Scrivener
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 01.06.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781119407140
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 302

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Climate change is one of the most controversial and argued issues in the world today, and it has been for years.  It has been politicized by politicians on all sides, some scientists have used the study of it for their own material gain above true scientific discovery, and some scientific theories surrounding it have been believed even though proven false.  But there is not, by any means, complete agreement among all scientists throughout the world on this issue. Written by two of the world’s most well-respected environmental and petroleum engineers, this book is meant to be one voice in the scientific literature on this important subject.  Other books, also available from Wiley-Scrivener, take the opposite stance, but it is important, in our scientific journey, to listen to all voices and rely on facts, rather than opinions.  We trust the reader to make his or her decisions based on all of the facts, and not just some of them. 
Oleg G. Sorokhtin is recognized for his work in geophysics, geology and ecology at the institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He passed away in 2010. Nikolai Sorokhtin is a geologist and academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and has participated in over 20 major geological expeditions and author of more than 100 scientific publications, including six monographs. Wennan Long is a reservoir engineer specialist in Synergy Oil and Gas, LLC in Long Beach, California and an active member of the Russian Academy of Nature Sciences He has published many engineering articles in the areas of climate change and environmental science.
Written by a group of the most experienced and well-known environmental engineers in the world, from a unique perspective, this volume explores the hot-button issue of climate change, its causes, and the future of the planet. Climate change is one of the most controversial and argued issues in the world today, and it has been for years. It has been politicized by politicians on all sides, some scientists have used the study of it for their own material gain above true scientific discovery, and some scientific theories surrounding it have been believed even though proven false. But there is not, by any means, complete agreement among all scientists throughout the world on this issue. Written by two of the world's most well-respected environmental and petroleum engineers, this book is meant to be one voice in the scientific literature on this important subject. Other books, also available from Wiley-Scrivener, take the opposite stance, but it is important, in our scientific journey, to listen to all voices and rely on facts, rather than opinions. We trust the reader to make his or her decisions based on all of the facts, and not just some of them. This groundbreaking new volume: Offers a thorough history of the Earth's climate, including how it developed in its early stages and has changed over time Covers recent developments in the Earth's climate, including global warming and global temperature changes Covers the hot-button issues relating to the environment, such as climate change and the release of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere Is filled with many case studies and sample problems, for the student and the veteran engineer alike Is a unique perspective on the hot topics and environmental concerns covered heavily by the media and argued over by scientists John O. Robertson, PhD, is the owner of Earth Engineering, Inc. and an adjunct professor at ITT Tech in National City, CA. He has over 50 years of experience in petroleum and environmental engineering and geology and is the author of over 12 textbooks and 75 articles. George V. Chilingar, PhD, is an Emeritus Professor of Engineering at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. He is one of the most well-known petroleum geologists in the world and the founder of several prestigious journals in the oil and gas industry. He has published over 70 books and 500 articles and has received over 100 awards over his career.

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