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A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999

FROM VOLUME 4, NUMBER 2, FEBRUARY 1991

BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
OF GENERAL INTEREST


Item #d91feb45

Emerging Energy Technologies: Impacts and Policy Implications, M. Grubb, 130 pp., expected May 1991, £25 (Wildwood). Examines potentially important technologies, the mechanisms by which they may develop and enter the market, and their potential and probable roles.


Item #d91feb46

IMAGE: An Integrated Model to Assess the Greenhouse Effect, J. Rotmans, 289 pp., Aug. 1990, $111/£62/Dfl.179 (Kluwer).

The result of a research project, "Reference Function for Global Air Pollution/CO2," initiated by RIVM (Netherlands Nat. Inst. Publ. Health & Environ. Affairs), it describes a multidisciplinary computer simulation model of the greenhouse effect. Chapter topics include a general description of IMAGE; submodels or modules on the carbon cycle, CH4, N2O, CFCs, climate, and sea level rise; discussions of socio-economic impacts and policy; sensitivity analysis.


Item #d91feb47

Greenhouse Effect, Sea Level and Drought, R. Paepe, R.W. Fairbridge, S. Jelgersma, Eds., 718 pp., Oct. 1990, $198/£110/Dfl.320 (Kluwer). NATO ASI Ser. C: Math./Phys. Sci., Vol. 325.

Contains papers from a workshop (Mar. 1989, Fuertaventura, Canary Islands) with participation from NATO countries as well as from Australia, Africa, the USSR and People's Republic of China. Consists of five parts: greenhouse effects; sea level; drought and water deficiency; management, techniques and case studies; panel discussions, conclusions and recommendations.


Item #d91feb48

Session Books and Proceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association 83rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, 8 vols., 1990 (AWMA). Eight-volume set: $850 plus shipping $15 U.S./$30 Canada, Mexico/$70 all other countries; preprint papers $10 ea. ($5, AWMA members); abstract volume $12.50 ($7.50 AWMA members); separate session books, variable prices.

Proceedings from the title conference (June 1990, Pitts-burgh, Pa.), which contains over 500 peer-reviewed papers from about 130 sessions. Sessions relating to global warming or stratospheric ozone depletion include: "Technological Progress in Stratospheric Ozone Protection" (Session 138), "Natural and Anthropogenic Fugitive Emissions of Greenhouse Gases" (Session 139), "Global Climatic Change: The Problem and Its Mitigation" (Session 141), "Global Warming and Potential Impact on Electric Utilities" (Session 144), "Crop Responses to Climate Change" (Session 151), "The Effects of Global Climate Change on Forest Response (Session 152)."

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