Volume 25, Issue 1, March 2014

Anthropocene: natural and man-made alterations of the Earth’s fragile equilibrium

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ISSN: 2037-4631 (Print) 1720-0776 (Online)

In this issue (14 articles)

  1. Anthropocene - Natural and man-made alterations of the Earth

    Foreword

    Maria Bianca Cita, Giuseppe Orombelli Pages 1-3
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    The Anthropocene: a comparison with the Ordovician–Silurian boundary

    Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams Pages 5-12
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    The Earth: one of the planets of the solar system

    Enrico Flamini Pages 13-20
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    The Anthropocene: of time, mice, and men

    Enrico Bonatti Pages 21-27
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    The accelerating rate of global change

    William W. Hay Pages 29-48
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    Climate models

    Antonello Provenzale Pages 49-58
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    Glaciers and ice sheets: current status and trends

    Massimo Frezzotti, Giuseppe Orombelli Pages 59-70
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    The sixth mass extinction: Anthropocene and the human impact on biodiversity

    Telmo Pievani Pages 85-93
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    Energy sources and carbon dioxide waste

    Adriano Zecchina Pages 113-117
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    Nuclear energy and Anthropocene

    Ettore Fiorini Pages 119-126
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    Anthropocene - Natural and man-made alterations of the Earth

    The book “Assault on the planet”, 13 years later

    Sandro Pignatti Pages 127-137