The Destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Jericho: Geological, Climatological, and Archaeological Background
The story of the destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Jericho--three cities situated along a major fault line extending 1,100 kilometers from the Red Sea to Turkey--is the oldest such description in human history.
Principles of Paleoclimatology
Greenhouse gases, global warming, thinning ozone layers -- understanding the Earth's climatic changes is one of today's most pressing international concerns.
Climate Crash: Abrupt Climate Change And What It Means For Our Future
Watch out for natural climate change. From warm to cold, wet to dry, it doesn't behave the way scientists thought it did
Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations
In 1997 and early 1998, one of the most powerful El Ni"os ever recorded disrupted weather patterns the world over.
The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future
Richard Alley, one of the world's leading climate researchers, tells the fascinating history of global climate changes as revealed by reading the annual rings of ice from cores drilled in Greenland