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FROM VOLUME 5, NUMBER 12, DECEMBER 1992
EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE
Two items from Earth, Nov. 1992.
"Earth Beat: Global Cooling," T. Waters, 16-18. Effects of the
dust cloud from Mt. Pinatubo have been simulated by global climate models,
providing a test of their ability to forecast climate change.
"20,000 Leagues under the Keys," D. Mallinson, 46-53. Scientists
are searching deep waters off the Florida coast for evidence of carbonate
deposition, to determine whether the Earth has built-in protection from the
"A Star in the Greenhouse: Can the Sun Dampen the Predicted Global
Warming?" R. Monastersky, Sci. News, 282-283, 285, Oct. 24, 1992.
(See Research News, this GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE DIGEST issue--Dec. 1992.)
"How Susan Solomon's Research Changed Our View of Earth," J.
Glantz, R&D Mag., 46-50, Sep. 1992. Profiles the career of the
magazine's Scientist of the Year, particularly her discovery of the link between
CFCs and the ozone hole.
"When Climate Twitches, Evolution Takes Great Leaps," R.A. Kerr,
Science, 1622-1624, Sep. 18, 1992. (See Research News, this GLOBAL
CLIMATE CHANGE DIGEST issue--Dec. 1992.)
"Cold Comfort," L. Oliwenstein, Discover, 18-22, Aug.
1992; "Icy Prospects for a Warmer World," G. Davidson, New
Scientist, 23-26, Aug. 8, 1992. Both articles discuss recent results from
several disciplines suggesting that global warming could encourage ice sheet
growth and sea level fall, rather than the opposite, which is the prevalent
Special Issue: Oceanus, 35(1), Spring 1992. (Woods
Hole Oceanog. Inst., 9 Maury Ln., Woods Hole MA 02543) Contains survey articles
on marine chemistry written by experts at a general level.
"Introduction," J.W. Farrington, 11-17. "Balancing the
[Carbon] Budget," T. Takahashi, P.P. Tans, I. Fung, 18-28. "Biomedical
Uses for Natural Marine Chemicals," D.J. Faulkner, 29-35. "Photochemistry
in the Oceans," N.V. Blough, 36. "Marine Organic Geochemistry,"
D.J. Repeta, G. Eglinton, C. Lee, 38-46. "Tracers in Oceanography,"
W.J. Jenkins, 47-56. "US Joint Global Ocean Flux Study Program," U.S.
JGOFS Planning Office, 57. "Particles in the Oceans," J. Dymond,
60-67. "Biogeochemical Processes on the Seafloor," F.L. Sayles, 68-75.
"Hydrothermal Activity in the Deep Sea," J.M. Edmond, K.L. Von Damm,
Special Issue: ibid., Summer 1992 (on physical
"Observing Ocean Circulation from Space," C. Wunsch, 9-17. "The
Gulf Stream and Its Recirculations," N. Hogg, 18-27. "Overflows: The
Source of New Abyssal Waters," J.F. Price, 28-35. "Mysteries of
Planetary Plumbing," R.W. Schmitt Jr., 38-45 (on the global hydrological
cycle and climate). "Dynamics of the Ocean Mixed Layer," R.A. Weller,
D.M. Farmer, 46-55. "El Niño," S.G. Philander, 56-61. "TOGA-COARE,"
R. Lucas, P.J. Webster, 62-65 (on two major observation programs, the Tropical
Ocean-Global Atmosphere Program, and the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response
Experiment). "Climate Prediction and the Ocean: Modeling Future Conditions,"
E.S. Sarachik, 66-73. "WOCE," G.T. Needler, 74-77 (on the World Ocean
Circulation Experiment). "Physical Oceanography--Old Friends, New Agendas,"
P.B. Rhines, 78-85 (climate prediction will change the way oceanographers work
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