Publication Abstracts

Schmidt and Wolfe 2009

Schmidt, G., and J. Wolfe, 2009: Climate Change: Picturing the Science. W.W. Norton.

Publishers description: Going beyond the headlines, this work illustrates as never before the ramifications of shifting climate. Photographic spreads show retreating glaciers, sinking villages in Alaska"s tundra, and drying lakes. The text follows adventurous scientists through the ice caps at the poles to the coral reefs of the tropical seas. Marshaling data spanning centuries and continents, the book sparkles with cutting-edge research and visual records, including contributions from experts on atmospheric science, oceanography, paleoclimatology, technology, politics, and the polar regions.