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A Wet Look At Climate Change

Hurricanes to House Mites

A Wet Look At Climate Change
3.4 (15 reviews)
ISBN: 978-87-403-0063-5
1 edition
Pages : 90
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Summary

The term “Climate Change” has become popular but is not new to our planet. Our climate changes, sometimes dramatically, sometimes gradually, but it always changes.

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About the book

  1. Description
  2. Content
  3. About the Author

Description

The term “Climate Change” has become popular but is not new to our planet. Our climate changes, sometimes dramatically, sometimes gradually, but it always changes. We hear about the wettest month on record, countrywide floods, record high and low temperatures, global warming...how do these changes in weather affect things around us? “A Wet Look at Climate Change” introduces the basics about moisture in air, which is the driving force for our weather. The subsequent chapters cover a range of everyday examples showing the impact these weather changes have around our home, garden and workplace.

Content

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Relative Humidity
  • Saturation
  • Equilibrium Relative Humidity
  • Hurricanes, Typhoons and Cyclones
  • Health
  • Food
  • Potato Blight
  • Salt
  • ERH Revisited
  • How Much Water?
  • Oh Poor Olive Tree!
  • Oil + Water = ?
  • House Mites
  • A Challenge
  • About the Author

    Dr Peter Moir is an independent pharmaceutical consultant at working in Ireland. Peter is also a director of Relequa Analytical Systems Limited, a company set up to specifically provide an analytical tool for looking at moisture interactions in materials. Peter has worked in research and product development within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. He has a degree in applied chemistry and received a doctorate degree in molecular biology. Also, last year he was awarded a postgraduate diploma in enterprise development. Peter has presented at international conferences and published articles in the area of moisture interactions in materials in the pharmaceutical industry.

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