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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Wallace S. Broecker  

Pen Name: W.S. Broecker

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: November 29, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Wallace S. Broecker on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Broecker was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Wheaton College.

Biographical and Professional Information

Broecker is a geophysicist and professor. He has been the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Newberry Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences since 1977.

Published Works

    Chemical Oceanography, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974The Carbon Cycle and Atmospheric CO2: Natural Variations, Archean to Present, American Goephysical Union, 1985Fixing Climate: What Past Climate Changes Reveal about the Current Threat - and How to Counter It, Hill & Wang, 2008

Selected Titles At Your Library

Chemical oceanography
ISBN: 0155064371. OCLC Number:

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. New York,. [1974]

The Carbon cycle and atmospheric CO₂ :
ISBN: 0875900607. OCLC Number:

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Fixing climate :
ISBN: 0809045028. OCLC Number:

Hill and Wang,. New York :. 2008.

An unconventional study of the issue of global warming focuses on the root cause of the problem--the influx of carbon dioxide into Earth's atmosphere--and argues that only the development of new technologies can reduce carbon dioxide output.

Speaking Engagements

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