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The Resource A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming, Paul N. Edwards

A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming, Paul N. Edwards

Label
A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming
Title
A vast machine
Title remainder
computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming
Statement of responsibility
Paul N. Edwards
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
551.63
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC995
LC item number
.E296 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming, Paul N. Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-507) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking globally -- Global space, universal time : seeing the planetary atmosphere -- Standards and networks: international meteorology and the Réseau Mondial -- Climatology and climate change before World War II -- Friction -- Numerical weather prediction -- The infinite forecast -- Making global data -- The first WWW -- Making data global -- Data wars -- Reanalysis : the do-over -- Parametrics and the limits of knowledge -- Simulation models and atmospheric politics 1960-1992 -- Signal and noise : consensus, controversy, and climate change
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 518 p.
Isbn
9780262013925
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009030678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn430736496
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn611303445
Label
A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming, Paul N. Edwards
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-507) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking globally -- Global space, universal time : seeing the planetary atmosphere -- Standards and networks: international meteorology and the Réseau Mondial -- Climatology and climate change before World War II -- Friction -- Numerical weather prediction -- The infinite forecast -- Making global data -- The first WWW -- Making data global -- Data wars -- Reanalysis : the do-over -- Parametrics and the limits of knowledge -- Simulation models and atmospheric politics 1960-1992 -- Signal and noise : consensus, controversy, and climate change
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 518 p.
Isbn
9780262013925
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009030678
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn430736496
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn611303445

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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