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by Robert W. Kates,Jesse H. Ausubel,Mimi Berberian

  • Author: Robert W. Kates,Jesse H. Ausubel,Mimi Berberian
  • ISBN: 0471906344
  • ISBN13: 978-0471906346
  • ePub: 1266 kb | FB2: 1704 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Earth Sciences
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (September 24, 1985)
  • Pages: 650
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Climate Impact Assessment: Studies of the Interaction of Climate and Society (SCOPE Series) ePub download

A collection of essays assess recent climate shifts, and the possibilities of human-induced climate alterations such as a long-term global warming derived from the enrichment of the atmospheric content of the 'greenhouse' gases. Contributors cover climatic variability and change, identifying climate sensitivity, the biophysical impacts of agriculture, fisheries, pastoralism, water resources, and energy resources, and social and economic impacts and adjustments.

Robert W. Kates, Jesse H. Ausubel, Mimi Berberian. Problems related to the effects of extreme climatic events - such as droughts, floods, or severe cold - are a continual burden to economies and societies in many parts of the world. Moreover, with growing evidence that increasing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases may be altering the Earth's climate, these problems seem likely to be exacerbated. Thus, it is incumbent upon the scientific community to develop and refine effective methods of assessing the impacts of climatic variation. ONTINUE READING.

Mimi Berberian Scientific Committee on Problems.

Mimi Berberian Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment. Incluye bibliografía e índice. Methodological problems of climate impact analysis.

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Glantz, Michael . Robinson, Jennifer, and Krenz, Maria . 1985, ‘Recent Assessments’, in Kates, Robert . Ausubel, Jesse . and Berberian, Mimi (ed., Climate Impact Assessment: Studies of the Interaction of Climate and Society, SCOPE 27, International Council o. ., Climate Impact Assessment: Studies of the Interaction of Climate and Society, SCOPE 27, International Council of Scientific Unions.

Kates, Robert W. (Robert William). Ausubel, Jesse H. Berberian, Mimi. Monographic Series n. 27. Organization(s): International Council for Science (ICSU), Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE). Abstract: Monographic Series: SCOPE. Conference: Imprint: Chichester : Published on behalf of SCOPE of ICSU by John Wiley, 1985. Physical Description: xxiv, 625p. ill. Publication Year

Robert W. Kates Chapter 2 Climatic Variability and Change José Carlos Escudero Chapter 11 Analysis of Historical Climate-Society.

Chapter 1 The Interaction of Climate and Society. 3. Robert W. Kates Chapter 2 Climatic Variability and Change. 69. William E. Riebsame Chapter 4 Identifying Climate Sensitivity. Part II biophysical impacts. Chapter 5 Agriculture José Carlos Escudero Chapter 11 Analysis of Historical Climate-Society. 273. Jan de Vries Chapter 12 Microeconomic Analysis.

Climate Impact Assessment: Studies of the Interaction of Climate and Society, ICSU/SCOPE Report No. 27, John Wiley. Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change, Washington: National Academies Press. Hohenemser C. and . Perilous progress: Managing the hazards of technology. Readings in Sustainability Science and Technology. Centre for International Development, Harvard University. "This Reader is one possible set of materials for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students of sustainability science.

Series Statement: SCOPE ; 27. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographies and indexes. Personal Name: Ausubel, Jesse

Series Statement: SCOPE ; 27. Personal Name: Ausubel, Jesse.

A far-reaching collection of essays that assess recent climate shifts, and the possibilities of human-induced climate alterations such as a long-term global warming derived from the enrichment of the atmospheric content of the `greenhouse' gases. International experts cover climatic variability and change, identifying climate sensitivity, the biophysical impacts of agriculture, fisheries, pastoralism, water resources, and energy resources, and social and economic impacts and adjustments.
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