February 28, 2007
GCRIO Program Overview
Our extensive collection of documents.
Archives of the
Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 10, NUMBER 2, FEBRUARY 1997
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
Glossary of Weather and Climate, I.W. Geer, Ed., 271 pp., 1996,
$29.95 hbk./$21.95 pbk. (AMS). AMS members receive a discount.
Produced under the American Meteorological Society's educational initiative,
Project ATMOSPHERE, as a reference for over 3000 terms used in meteorology,
climatology, oceanography and hydrology. Intended for educators, students and
the public, its preparation was inspired by contemporary interest in the
atmosphere and global change, and by the absence of a timely and comprehensive
glossary for the public.
The European Environmental Almanac 1996, J. Hewett, Ed., 256 pp.,
Compiled by the Institute for European Environmental Policy as a
comprehensive guide for students, business people, politicians and general
readers to the state of Europe's environment, presenting facts, policies and
problems. Part One is an environmental audit and discussion of areas of concern;
Part Two gives European country profiles.
The Green Disk Database, W.C. Sugg, Ed., 8500 pp., $129 (Green
Contains 25 back issues of the The Green Disk - A Journal of
Contemporary Environmental Issues as a resource for educators, students,
journalists, activists and other environmental professionals. Includes the
complete texts of hundreds of reports, articles and essays, and thousands of
abstracts from journals, magazines and newsletters. Also lists WWW sites, online
databases, software and other media. Three of the back issues have been
published together as the Guide to Environmental Computing v1.2, which
costs $20. Single issues of the journal (each on a separate disk) cost $10; each
focuses on one of a broad range of topics, including temperate forest
conservation and ozone layer depletion. An annual subscription (six issues per
year) costs $45 (N. America)/$50 elsewhere.
Environmental Management Tools on the Internet, M. Katz, D.
Thornton, 200 pp., 1996, 59.95 (St. Lucie Press).
A detailed manual with presenting the tools needed to find valuable
information, along with sources of free and for-fee environmental information.
Examples include the House of Representatives Internet Law Library, National
Climatic Data Center, U.S. Geological Survey, and National Oceanographic Data
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations