• SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OF GLOBAL WARMING, CLIMATE CHANGE, GLACIER MELTING AND SALMON PROTECTION

    Author(s):
    Nai-Yi Wang, Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao Sung Wang, Josephine O. Wong
    Editor(s):
    Hung-ping Tsao, Lawrence K Wang (see profile)
    Date:
    2019
    Group(s):
    Digital Books, Environmental Humanities, Sustainability, World-Ecology Research Network
    Subject(s):
    Science and technology studies (STS)
    Item Type:
    Book chapter
    Tag(s):
    STEM, STEAM
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/mwf3-ts86
    Abstract:
    Wong, Josephine O., Wang, Nai-Yi, Wang, Lawrence K. and Wang, Mu-Hao Sung (2019). Scientific studies of global warming, climate change, glacier melting and salmon protection. In: "Evolutionary Progress in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM)", Wang, Lawrence K. and Tsao, Hung-ping (editors). Volume 1, Number 9, September 2019; 110 pages. Lenox Institute Press, Newtonville, NY, 12128-0405, USA. No. STEAM-VOL1-NUM9-SEP2019; ISBN 978-0-9890870-3-2. ------------ ABSTRACT: Scientific studies of global warming, climate change, glaciers melting and salmon protection conducted by international researchers are reviewed, presented and discussed. The topics covered in this book chapter include: technical terminologies, climate change, global warming, main contributors to greenhouse gases, global warming potential and its limitations, absorption of heat by carbon dioxide, rising temperature trend in the environment, land temperature rise, ocean temperature and its water level rise, glacier melting, glacier protection, tidewater glaciers, Glacier Bay National Park and Reserve, Mendenhall Glacier, Mendenhall Lake, salmon protection, salmon life cycle, fire frequency, carbon dioxide stabilization, actions for environmental protection, and Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, Alaska, USA.
    Notes:
    Keywords: global warming, climate change, glacier melting, salmon protection, Glacier Bay National Park and Reserve, Mendenhall Glacier, salmon life cycle, Macaulay Salmon Hatchery
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