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Titan, Moons, and Small Planets

Andrew P. Ingersoll

in Planetary Climates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145044
eISBN:
9781400848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145044.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter examines the hydrologic cycle on Saturn's moon Titan, which has an atmosphere of nitrogen and methane. Titan is an evolving atmosphere, close to the lower size limit of objects that can ... More


Modeling Feedbacks Between Water and Vegetation in the North African Climate System

James R. Miller and Gary L. Russell

in Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262194983
eISBN:
9780262283182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262194983.003.0028
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses the importance of water for life on earth and how life itself affects the global hydrologic cycle and, consequently, the climate of the planet. A global climate model is ... More


Isotope Hydrology

Robert E. Criss

in Principles of Stable Isotope Distribution

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117752
eISBN:
9780197561195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117752.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

No substance exemplifies the principles of isotope distribution better than water. Water is practically ubiquitous at the Earth's surface, where it undergoes phase transitions, interacts with ... More


Climate and Hydrologic Variations and Implications for Lake and Stream Ecological Response in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica

Kathleen A. Welch and W. Berry Lyons

in Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Because polar regions may amplify what would be considered small to moderate climate changes at lower latitudes, Weller (1998) proposed that the monitoring of high latitude regions should yield ... More


Comparisons with Results from the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in the Northern Appalachians

James W. Hornbeck, Amey S. Bailey, Christopher Eagar, and John L. Campbell

in Long-Term Response of a Forest Watershed Ecosystem: Clearcutting in the Southern Appalachians

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195370157
eISBN:
9780190267933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370157.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest (HBEF) in central New Hampshire, in the heart of the White Mountains, was established in 1955, two decades after Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory (CHL). However, ... More


Climate Adaptation in the Water Sector in India

Veena Srinivasan

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Climate change is likely to affect both the short-term variability of water resources through increased frequency and intensity of droughts and floods, and long-term changes in mean renewable water ... More


Introduction

Faisal H. Husain

in Rivers of the Sultan: The Tigris and Euphrates in the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197547274
eISBN:
9780197547304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547274.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter introduces the themes and arguments of the book. In particular, it explains the benefits of adopting a holistic approach to the history of the river basin that acknowledges its cultural, ... More


Climate Forcing at the Arctic LTER Site

John E. Hobbie and Neil Bettez

in Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The Arctic LTER site is located at 68º38'N and 149º43'W, at an elevation of 760 m in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range, Alaska. The location, 208 km south of Prudhoe Bay, was chosen for ... More


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