Accession Number : AD0675950

Title :   CHANGING CLIMATE

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Fletcher, J. O.

PDF Url : AD0675950

Report Date : SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The following questions are discussed: (1) Is global climate changing. (2) What is the pattern of global climatic change. (3) What causes global climate to change. (4) Is man's activity inadvertently influencing global climate. (5) What are the possibilities for purposefully influencing global climate. (6) What interest and competence have been shown by nations of the world in global climate control. (7) What can be done to speed progress.

Descriptors :   *CLIMATE, INTERACTIONS, WIND, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, TERRAIN, ICE, SURFACE PROPERTIES, STORMS, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, OCEANS, EVAPORATION, SEA ICE, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, TROPICAL CYCLONES.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE