Global Climatology and Ecodynamics

Anthropogenic Changes to Planet Earth

ISBN: 978-3-540-78208-7 (Print) 978-3-540-78209-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    The seminal nature of the work of Kirill Kondratyev

  3. Chapter

    Pages 17-36

    Kirill Kondratyev and the IPCC: His opposition to the Kyoto Protocol

  4. Chapter

    Pages 37-61

    The Earth radiation budget, 20 years later (1985–2005)

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-75

    Aerosol and atmospheric electricity

  6. Chapter

    Pages 77-105

    Remote sensing of terrestrial chlorophyll content

  7. Chapter

    Pages 107-132

    Regarding greenhouse explosion

  8. Chapter

    Pages 133-183

    Model-based method for the assessment of global change in the nature—Society system

  9. Chapter

    Pages 185-209

    Self-learning statistical short-term climate predictive model for Europe

  10. Chapter

    Pages 211-240

    Theory of series of exponents and their application for analysis of radiation processes

  11. Chapter

    Pages 241-300

    Forecast of biosphere dynamics using small-scale models

  12. Chapter

    Pages 301-332

    Air temperature changes at White Sea shores and islands in the 19th and 20th centuries

  13. Chapter

    Pages 333-362

    Climatic characteristics of temperature, humidity, and wind velocity in the atmospheric boundary layer over western Siberia

  14. Chapter

    Pages 363-378

    Ecological safety and the risks of hydrocarbon transportation in the Baltic Sea

  15. Chapter

    Pages 379-396

    New directions in biophysical ecology

  16. Chapter

    Pages 397-425

    The Earth as an open ecosystem

  17. Chapter

    Pages 427-444

    Problems of the sustainable development of ecological-economic systems

  18. Chapter

    Pages 445-477

    Sustainable development problems in the context of global ecoinformatics

  19. Chapter

    Pages 479-513

    “Sustainability—no hope!” or “Sustainability—no hope?”

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 515-518