A Voyage through Scales

A Voyage through Scales – The Earth System in Space and Time
is an eye-operner to enjoy the modern day wonders of the world and to experience science as an exciting journey through space and time. It offers state of the art knowledge straight from the labs.

Günter Blöschl
Hans Thybo
Hubert Savenije

24,5 × 30,2 cm
120 pages
120 photos
Englisch
Hardcover
ISBN 978-3-901753-84-8
April 2015

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Authors

  • Günter Blöschl

    Günter Blöschl is Professor of Hydrology, Director of the Centre for Water Resource Systems, and Head of the Institute of [...] more

  • Hans Thybo

    Hans Thybo is Professor of Geophysics at the University of Copenhagen and founder member of the EGU, which he will [...] more

  • Hubert Savenije

    Hubert Savenije is President of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) and Professor of Hydrology at the Delft University [...] more

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A Voyage Through Scales is an invitation to contemplate the earth’s extraordinary variability, from changes in milliseconds to geologic time scales, from microns to the size of the planet. Zoom into a cloud. Zoom out of a rock. Watch the volcano explode, the lightning strike, an aurora undulate. Imagine ice sheets expanding, retreating – pulsating – while continents continue their leisurely collisions. Everywhere there are structures within structures … within structures. A voyage through scales is an invitation to contemplate the earth’s extraordinary variability, from changes in milliseconds to geologic time scales, from microns to the size of the planet. The range of scales in space, in time – in space-time – is truly mindboggling. Their complexity challenges our ability to measure, to model, to comprehend. Join us on this odyssey.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
A Voyage
Living with a Star
Up into the Sky
Scales and Atmospheric Measurements
Biogeosciences Connecting Earth’s Spheres from Microscopic to Global Scales
Sculpting the Surface of the Earth
Earth System Dynamics: “The Whole Is More Than the Sum of Its Parts” (Aristotle)
Scales in Atmospheric Remote Sensing Instruments, Measurements and Scientific Products
Hydrology, a Science of Water Flow at Many Scales
Scales and Scaling in Natural Hazards
Beautiful Geometries Underlying Ocean Nonlinear Processes
Ocean Science
Soil: A Journey through Time and Space
The Mobile Solid Earth: A Question of Perception
From Microscopic Ice Crystals to Global Ice Ages: Scales of Cryosphere Phenomena and Research
Open Access – What Else ?
The EGU Journals

European Geosciences Union 2015

Zur EGU (European Geosciences Union) General Assembly vom 12. – 17. 5. 2015 im Austria Center Wien wurden die Bilder aus dem Buch “A Voyage Through Scales” auf einer eigens angefertigten Installation als Multi-Screen-Slideshow gezeigt.

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A Voyage Through Scales is an invitation to contemplate the earth’s extraordinary variability, from changes in milliseconds to geologic time scales, from microns to the size of the planet. Zoom into a cloud. Zoom out of a rock. Watch the volcano explode, the lightning strike, an aurora undulate. Imagine ice sheets expanding, retreating – pulsating – while continents continue their leisurely collisions. Everywhere there are structures within structures … within structures. A voyage through scales is an invitation to contemplate the earth’s extraordinary variability, from changes in milliseconds to geologic time scales, from microns to the size of the planet. The range of scales in space, in time – in space-time – is truly mindboggling. Their complexity challenges our ability to measure, to model, to comprehend. Join us on this odyssey.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
A Voyage
Living with a Star
Up into the Sky
Scales and Atmospheric Measurements
Biogeosciences Connecting Earth’s Spheres from Microscopic to Global Scales
Sculpting the Surface of the Earth
Earth System Dynamics: “The Whole Is More Than the Sum of Its Parts” (Aristotle)
Scales in Atmospheric Remote Sensing Instruments, Measurements and Scientific Products
Hydrology, a Science of Water Flow at Many Scales
Scales and Scaling in Natural Hazards
Beautiful Geometries Underlying Ocean Nonlinear Processes
Ocean Science
Soil: A Journey through Time and Space
The Mobile Solid Earth: A Question of Perception
From Microscopic Ice Crystals to Global Ice Ages: Scales of Cryosphere Phenomena and Research
Open Access – What Else ?
The EGU Journals

European Geosciences Union 2015

Zur EGU (European Geosciences Union) General Assembly vom 12. – 17. 5. 2015 im Austria Center Wien wurden die Bilder aus dem Buch “A Voyage Through Scales” auf einer eigens angefertigten Installation als Multi-Screen-Slideshow gezeigt.

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Weight1.130 kg / 2.49 lbs
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