In the shadow of melting glaciers : climate change and Andean society

Illustrating in detail how people in the Andes have grappled with the effects of climate change and ensuing natural disasters for more than half a century, this book's historical perspective illuminates the trends that would be ignored in scientific projections about future climate scenarios

Main Author: Carey, Mark
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
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Summary:Illustrating in detail how people in the Andes have grappled with the effects of climate change and ensuing natural disasters for more than half a century, this book's historical perspective illuminates the trends that would be ignored in scientific projections about future climate scenarios
Physical Description:xii, 273 p. ill
ISBN:9780199775682