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Author Fagan, Brian M
Title The attacking ocean : the past, present, and future of rising sea levels / Brian Fagan
Publisher New York : Bloomsbury Press, c2013
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Rodman Main Adult  551.458 F151    AVAILABLE
Edition First U.S. edition
Descript xxii, 265 p. : ill, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-255) and index
Contents Minus one hundred twenty-two meters and climbing -- Millennia of dramatic change. Doggerland ; Euxine and Ta-Mehu ; "Marduk laid a reed on the face of the waters" -- Catastrophic forces. "Men were swept away by waves" ; "The whole shoreline filled" ; "The abyss of the depths was uncovered" ; "The whole is now one festering mess" ; The Golden Waterway ; "Wave in the harbor" -- Challenging inundations. A right to subsistence ; The dilemma of islands ; "The crookedest river in the world" ; "Here the tide is ruled, by the wind, the moon and us."
Summary A history of climate change describes the dramatic evolution and stabilization of the oceans before the rise of humans approximately 6,000 years ago, tracing a significant rise in global temperatures since 1860 and how a rising sea level is affecting world populations. By the best-selling author of The Great Warming
Subject Sea level -- History
Ocean -- History
Coast changes
Global temperature changes
Climatic changes
Global warming
ISBN 9781608196920
1608196925

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