The Resource Introduction to air in California, David Carle, (electronic resource/)

Introduction to air in California, David Carle, (electronic resource/)

Label
Introduction to air in California
Title
Introduction to air in California
Statement of responsibility
David Carle
Title variation
Air in California
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is air? Why is the sky blue? Why do people react favorably to mountain or sea air? How does desert air differ from the air of Californias Central Valley? How is air pollution affecting plants and animals? This book approaches this fascinating topic by recognizing the overwhelming role played by humans in the story of Californias air
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.739/209794
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TD883.145.C2
LC item number
C37 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
TD883.145.C2
NAL item number
C37 2006
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • California natural history guides
  • California natural history guides. Introductory guide
Series volume
87
Label
Introduction to air in California, David Carle, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=306076
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-221) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the nature of California air -- [1.] The thin blanket : the atmosphere -- Layers of the blanket -- The elegant balance : photosynthesis and respiration -- Why is there air? : evolution of the atmosphere -- What a difference an O makes -- The essence of air -- The nitrogen cycle -- The carbon cycle -- The essential greenhouse effect -- A dating game : ions and radiation -- Weighty matters : air pressure -- Highs and lows : Californias Mediterranean climate -- El Nino -- Its not the heat, its the humidity -- Temperature upside down -- [2.] Air apparent : a field guide to the sky -- Why is the sky blue? -- How to find cloud 9-- Lightning, then thunder -- Clouds on your level -- Contrails -- The Sierra wave -- Air in motion -- Daily and seasonal winds -- Santa Ana and Diablo winds -- Dust devils and the occasional tornado -- Blowing in the wind -- Pollination, planting, and perfumes -- Motion in air : taking flight -- Designing California birds -- California condors -- California gulls -- California quails -- Can bumblebees fly? -- Mammals overhead -- [3.] California air basins -- San Diego County -- South Coast -- South Central Coast -- North Central Coast -- San Francisco Bay -- North Coast -- Lake County -- Sacramento Valley -- San Joaquin Valley -- Mountain counties -- Lake Tahoe -- Northeast Plateau -- Great Basin Valleys -- Mojave Desert -- Salton Sea -- [4.] Footprints in the air -- The breath of life -- Whats a ppb to me? -- The pollutants -- Photochemical smog : NOx, VOCs, and ozone -- Ozone health effects -- The mysterious weekend effect -- Particulates -- Carbon monoxide -- Sulfur dioxide -- Lead -- Toxics -- The enemy is us : emission sources -- Tailpipes -- Diesel -- Ports of call -- Air spray -- Downwind from the farm -- Natural emissions too -- Sharing air with the wildlands -- Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks : a case study -- [5.] Sharing air with the globe -- Adrift from Asia -- Ozone depletion -- The enhanced greenhouse effect and climate change -- Gambling with greenhouse gases -- Slow or sudden? -- Reacting to change -- California and climate change -- Climate stewardship -- [6.] Breathing easy -- Who takes regulatory responsibility? -- Tensions over jurisdiction -- Cleaning the car -- Smog check program -- Getting older cars off the road -- Reporting smoking vehicles -- Weaning ourselves from oil -- Clean diesel -- Hydrogen fuel cells -- Renewable energy : here today, much more tomorrow -- Air power -- Solar -- Cool communities -- Success stories -- What you can do, every day -- Cars -- At home -- What about indoor air? -- Finally, think about numbers -- Glossary
Control code
ocn558878386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttt087n
Label
Introduction to air in California, David Carle, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=306076
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-221) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the nature of California air -- [1.] The thin blanket : the atmosphere -- Layers of the blanket -- The elegant balance : photosynthesis and respiration -- Why is there air? : evolution of the atmosphere -- What a difference an O makes -- The essence of air -- The nitrogen cycle -- The carbon cycle -- The essential greenhouse effect -- A dating game : ions and radiation -- Weighty matters : air pressure -- Highs and lows : Californias Mediterranean climate -- El Nino -- Its not the heat, its the humidity -- Temperature upside down -- [2.] Air apparent : a field guide to the sky -- Why is the sky blue? -- How to find cloud 9-- Lightning, then thunder -- Clouds on your level -- Contrails -- The Sierra wave -- Air in motion -- Daily and seasonal winds -- Santa Ana and Diablo winds -- Dust devils and the occasional tornado -- Blowing in the wind -- Pollination, planting, and perfumes -- Motion in air : taking flight -- Designing California birds -- California condors -- California gulls -- California quails -- Can bumblebees fly? -- Mammals overhead -- [3.] California air basins -- San Diego County -- South Coast -- South Central Coast -- North Central Coast -- San Francisco Bay -- North Coast -- Lake County -- Sacramento Valley -- San Joaquin Valley -- Mountain counties -- Lake Tahoe -- Northeast Plateau -- Great Basin Valleys -- Mojave Desert -- Salton Sea -- [4.] Footprints in the air -- The breath of life -- Whats a ppb to me? -- The pollutants -- Photochemical smog : NOx, VOCs, and ozone -- Ozone health effects -- The mysterious weekend effect -- Particulates -- Carbon monoxide -- Sulfur dioxide -- Lead -- Toxics -- The enemy is us : emission sources -- Tailpipes -- Diesel -- Ports of call -- Air spray -- Downwind from the farm -- Natural emissions too -- Sharing air with the wildlands -- Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks : a case study -- [5.] Sharing air with the globe -- Adrift from Asia -- Ozone depletion -- The enhanced greenhouse effect and climate change -- Gambling with greenhouse gases -- Slow or sudden? -- Reacting to change -- California and climate change -- Climate stewardship -- [6.] Breathing easy -- Who takes regulatory responsibility? -- Tensions over jurisdiction -- Cleaning the car -- Smog check program -- Getting older cars off the road -- Reporting smoking vehicles -- Weaning ourselves from oil -- Clean diesel -- Hydrogen fuel cells -- Renewable energy : here today, much more tomorrow -- Air power -- Solar -- Cool communities -- Success stories -- What you can do, every day -- Cars -- At home -- What about indoor air? -- Finally, think about numbers -- Glossary
Control code
ocn558878386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttt087n

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