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The melting world : a journey across America's vanishing glaciers

Author: Christopher P White
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Documents concerning evidence of adverse climate change in the Rocky Mountains, where climate scientist and ecologist Dan Fagre reveals how a rapid decline of alpine glaciers is threatening the mountain ecosystem.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Christopher P White; Dan Fagre; Christopher P White
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher P White
ISBN: 9780312546281 0312546289
OCLC Number: 827256972
Description: 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Year One: Into the Cirque --
Year Two & Three: Through the Looking Glass --
Year Four, Week One: The Falcon and the Falconer --
Year Four, Week Two: The Cascade Effect --
Year Four, Week Three: Fire and Ice --
Year Four, Week Four: Things Fall Apart --
Year Four, Week Five: A Thousand Words --
Year Five, Epilogue: The Widening Gyre.
Responsibility: Christopher White.

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Documents concerning evidence of adverse climate change in the Rocky Mountains, where climate scientist and ecologist Dan Fagre reveals how a rapid decline of alpine glaciers is threatening the mountain ecosystem.

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