Evolution of the Atmosphere, Fire and the Anthropocene Climate Event Horizon

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ISBN: 978-94-007-7331-8 (Print) 978-94-007-7332-5 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Early Atmospheres

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Early Atmosphere-Ocean-Biosphere Systems

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      Pages 21-27

      Palaeozoic and Mesozoic Atmospheres

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      Pages 29-44

      Cenozoic Atmospheres and Early Hominins

  3. The Great Mass Extinctions of Species

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-68

      Mass Extinction of Species

  4. Homo's Fire Blueprint

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-74

      A Flammable Biosphere

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      Pages 75-90

      A Fire Species

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      Pages 91-102

      Climate and Holocene Civilizations

  5. The Anthropocene Event Horizon

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-131

      Homo sapiens’ War Against Nature

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      Pages 133-148

      An Uncharted Climate Territory

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      Pages 149-152

      Homo Prometheus

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 153-174