The Earth System with Global Change Update

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This book describes what is known about the Earth System and the impact of changes caused by humans. It considers the consequences of these changes with respect to the stability of the Earth System and the well-being of humankind; as well as exploring future paths towards Earth System science in support of global : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

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