"The human magnitude of climate change looks more like a meteorite strike than a gradual change." Gaffney and Steffen wrote that while the Earth system
had proven resilient, achieving millions of years of relative stability due to the complex interactions between the Earth's core and the biosphere, human societies would be unlikely to fare so well.
"While the rate of change of the Earth system
needs to drop to zero as soon as possible, the next few years may determine the trajectory for millennia," wrote Gaffney.
Critique: Exceptionally well researched, written, organized and presented, "Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System
" is a compelling read that is remarkably informed and informative.
The victim is none else but the Earth System
with its major constituting components of atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere.
He trains astronauts in Earth System
Science, performs mission operations for the Crew Earth Observations (CEO) payload aboard the International Space Station, and is an internationally recognized researcher in land surface processes using remotely sensed data.
Unfortunately, this study shows that Earth system
science education in the U.S.
With the change of the name of the journal our geological community wishes to emphasize that we support an increasing trend in Earth sciences, which can be formulated as strengthening of interaction and complexity of disciplines known as Earth system
Nitrogen oxide emissions have declined across the eastern US by about 40% since 1999, according to scientists from the Earth System
Research Laboratory of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
The Late Paleocene Thermal Maximum and the K/T boundary climates are classic examples of abrupt climate change in the past that are areas of active research on how the entire Earth System
responded at those times.
Miller, an atmospheric scientist at the Earth System
Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo.
It created the Teaching Box Pilot Project and put together a partnership between the Digital Library for Earth System
Education, the University of California Museum of Paleontology, the U.S.