Earth Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016

  • Helioclimatology of the Alps and the Tibetan Plateau

    Bakhram Nurtaev

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 19-25
    Received: 1 February 2016
    Accepted: 21 March 2016
    Published: 20 April 2016
    Abstract: There is broad agreement that the energy from the Sun is very important to the Earth. Global atmospheric circulation is also strongly affected by the amount of solar radiation received at Earth. That amount changes based on the Earth’s albedo, that is how much radiation is reflected back from the Earth’s surface and clouds. The amount of radiation ... Show More
  • Characterizing and Explaining Smallholder Households’ Views and Understanding of Climate Change in the Bongo District of Ghana

    Philip Aniah, Millar Katherine Kaunza-Nu-Dem, Bernard Awinbugri Abindaw, David Millar

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 26-38
    Received: 17 March 2016
    Accepted: 25 March 2016
    Published: 4 May 2016
    Abstract: Africa is amongst the most susceptible regions to climate change and this situation is intensified by the interaction of ‘multiple stresses’ and the low adaptive capacity of smallholder households. Agricultural production and livelihood security in many African countries are severely weakened by climate change. The paper seeks to contribute to the ... Show More