New York: AAAS, 2005. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS of a significant paper by Webster et al. documenting a large and significant increase – more than 50% increase in both the frequency as well as the percentage of observed category -- of category 4 and 5 hurricanes for all global basins from 1970 to 2004. They report that these increases have taken place while the number of tropical cyclones and tropical cyclone days has decreased in all basins except the North Atlantic. "The largest increase occurred in the North Pacific, Indian, and Southwest Pacific Oceans, and the smallest percentage increase occurred in the North Atlantic Ocean” (Webster, 2005, 1844). Item #1471
CONDITION & DETAILS: New York: AAAS. Complete 1st edition in original wraps, complete. 8vo. The issue bears the address label of Gary L. Bennett. Bennett’s work at the NASA, the DOE, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and at NERVA (Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Applications) is well-detailed on Wikipedia. Minor scuffing to the front wrap; very small closed tear at the top. Bright and clean inside. Very good condition.