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Waters of the world : the story of the scientists who unraveled the mysteries of our oceans, atmosphere, and ice sheets and made the planet whole

by Dry, Sarah, 1974- (Author)

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From the glaciers of the Alps to the towering cumulonimbus clouds of the Caribbean and the unexpectedly chaotic flows of the North Atlantic, Waters of the World is a tour through 150 years of the history of a significant but underappreciated idea: that the Earth has a global climate system made up o... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Hot ice
  • See-through clouds
  • Number of the monsoon
  • Hot towers
  • Fast water
  • Old ice
  • Conclusion.