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heredity, rocks, stem, scipack, energy
Juanita Constible, Luke Sandro, and Richard E. Lee, Jr.
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Ky F. Herreid
Stories put “flesh and blood” on scientific methods
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Climate and Life
Climate is the state of the atmosphere over years or decades .
Although climate is commonly defined as “average weather,” the term
encompasses more than a...
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Heat waves increase from pole
aT a GlanCe
Scientists expect that a warmer climate will cause more severe, more
frequent, and longer heat wa...
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how IS CLImaTe Change
In 1896, Svante Arrhenius published the first model of the effects
of industrial carbon dioxide (CO
) on Earth’s climate . The...
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Biological effects of
“Many of the new climates will include
combinations of temperature, precipitation,
seasonality, and day length that do not
currently exist anywher...
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Quick guide to
how earTh’S CLImaTe
• Climate is the state of the atmosphere over years or decades .
• Earth’ s climate is controlled by a complex, interac...
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Polar bears decline in the
aT a GlanCe
Rising air temperatures have changed the extent and timing of sea ice
formation in the Arctic, f...
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Carrion: It’s What’s
Wolves reduce the impact of
This chapter is modified from Constible, J ., L . Sandro, and R . Lee . 2008 .
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