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Atlas of a Changing Climate: Our Evolving Planet Visualized with More Than 100 Maps, Charts and Infographics
  • Bandtyp: Inbunden
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 20211109
  • Antal sidor: 300
  • ISBN10:1604699949
  • ISBN13:9781604699944

Atlas of a Changing Climate: Our Evolving Planet Visualized with More Than 100 Maps, Charts and Infographics


This design and data-driven book explores how climate change effects the ecology of North America through eye-catching infographics, dynamic maps, and color photography. Climate change, shrinking wildlife habits, rising sea levels, and vanishing species. These are big ideas that deserve a proper exploration, and it's just the type of revealing journey readers will experience in The Atlas of A Changing Climate. This design-forward book pairs lucid, engaging text with maps and infographics that make complex ecological information not only comprehensible but compelling. Driven by a variety of datasets, the graphics will illustrate multifaceted ecological change with clarity and aesthetic appeal in equal measure. Nature itself charts the course, with chapters devoted to atmosphere, water, land, wildlife, and uban ecology. The Atlas of A Changing Climate tells a larger story about what drives environmental changes, delving into the historical developments behind each topic to explain their current state and possible future. This incredible journey will empower readers with the knowledge and perspective necessary to act as environmental stewards in their everyday lives. AUTHOR: Brian Buma is a professor at University of Colorado, Denver, working in their Integrative Biology department tracking ecological change in a variety of climates and ecosystems. His writing and research have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Science magazine, and High Country News. He's also served as a funded National Geographic Explorer. He has led research expeditions that span the globe, embracing the adventurous side of science. 200 photographs and illustrations

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