Exploring the science of climate - for iPod/iPhone

Exploring the science of climate - for iPod/iPhone

The Open University

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The idea that human activities could influence global climate first emerged more than a hundred years ago, when the Swedish scientist Arrhenius warned that burning coal could lead to global warming. The tracks on this album take a historical look at the systematic study of weather and climate, from the amateur scientists of the Mannheim group in the late 18th century to the professional climate scientists of the present day. The album draws on ma...Read More
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Exploring the science of ...

20 Aug 2009 | 47 secs

Exploring the scienc...

20 Aug 2009 | 47 secs

18th century weather obse...

20 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 53 secs

18th century weather...

20 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 53 secs

Records of global climate

20 Aug 2009 | 07 mins 42 secs

Records of global cl...

20 Aug 2009 | 07 mins 42 secs

Climatic evidence from se...

20 Aug 2009 | 03 mins 20 secs

Climatic evidence fr...

20 Aug 2009 | 03 mins 20 secs

Sun, sunspots and volcano...

20 Aug 2009 | 03 mins 39 secs

Sun, sunspots and vo...

20 Aug 2009 | 03 mins 39 secs

Observations, theories an...

20 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 12 secs

Observations, theori...

20 Aug 2009 | 04 mins 12 secs