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Biometeorology for adaptation to climate variability and change

Author: Kristie L Ebi; Ian Burton; Glenn R McGregor
Publisher: [Dordrecht] : Springer, ©2009.
Series: Biometeorology (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The primary purpose of this collection of is to communicate some of the basic ideas and concepts of the sub-fields of biometeorology as they relate to climate change. The volume explores ideas and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristie L Ebi; Ian Burton; Glenn R McGregor
ISBN: 9781402089206 1402089201 140208921X 9781402089213
OCLC Number: 261939623
Description: viii, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Biometeorology for adaptation to climate variability and change / Ian Burton, Kristie L. Ebi, and Glenn R. McGregor --
Research frontiers. Adaptation and thermal environment / Gerd Jendritzky and Richard de Dear ; Heat/health warning systems : development, implementation, and intervention activities / Laurence S. Kalkstein, Scott C. Sheridan, and Adam J. Kalkstein --
Malaria early warning systems / Kristie L. Ebi ; Pollen, allergies and adaptation / Mikhail Sofiev [and others] ; Plant biometeorology and adaptation / Simone Orlandini, Marco Bindi, and Mark Howden ; Response of domestic animals to climate challenges / John Gaughan [and others] ; Adaptation in the tourism and recreation sector / Daniel Scott, Chris de Freitas, and Andreas Matzarakis ; Adaptation and water resources / Chris R. de Freitas ; Psychological perspectives on adaptation to weather and climate / Alan E. Stewart --
Perspectives. Human adaptation with a paradigm of climatic determinism and change / Andris Auliciems ; The status and prospects for biometeorology / Ian Burton, Kristie L. Ebi, and Glenn R. McGregor.
Series Title: Biometeorology (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 1.
Responsibility: Kristie L. Ebi, Ian Burton, Glenn R. McGregor, editors.

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