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Princeton Primers in Climate

Princeton Primers in Climate is a series of short, authoritative books that explain the state of the art in climate-science research. Written specifically for students, researchers, and scientifically minded general readers looking for succinct and readable books on this frequently misunderstood subject, these primers reveal the physical workings of the global climate system with unmatched accessibility and detail. Princeton Primers in Climate is the ideal first place to turn to get the essential facts, presented with uncompromising clarity, and to begin further investigation--whether in the classroom or in one's own reading chair.

Forthcoming Books:

Natural Climate Change - Mark Cane

Abrupt Climate Change - Jonathan Overpeck

Terrestrial Hydrology and the Climate System - Eric F. Wood


"These books [The Cryosphere and Climate and the Oceans] are great reference books that along with The Global Carbon Cycle, I use on a weekly basis. Princeton Primers in Climate are superb and best-in-class without a doubt."--Gabriel Thoumi, CFA, book reviewer for

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