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Climate Change Impacts on the United States - Foundation Report: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change


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April 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This Assessment has involved thousands of Americans in an ongoing national dialogue about climate change and its impacts.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Scenarios for climate variability and change; 2. Future vegetation and biogeochemical dynamics - scenarios for the conterminous United States; 3. Socioeconomic context for climate impact assessment; 4. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the Northeastern United States; 5. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the Southeastern United States; 6. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the Midwestern United States; 7. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the Great Plains; 8. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the Western United States; 9. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the Pacific Northwest; 10. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for Alaska; 11. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the US-affiliated islands of the Pacific and Caribbean; 12. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for Native Peoples and Homelands; 13. Climate change and agriculture in the United States; 14. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the water resouces of the United States; 15. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for human health in the United States; 16. Potential consequences of climate variability and change on coastal areas and marine resources; 17. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the forests of the United States; Appendix: research directions.

Pressestimmen

'... it is essential reading for all serious workers in the climatic change impact field.' J. G. Lockwood, International Journal of Climatology '... this is a required read for the climate change crew.' Susan M. Capalbo, Great Plains Research
EAN: 9780521000758
ISBN: 0521000750
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2001
Seitenanzahl: 618 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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