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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
R T Watson; Marufu C Zinyowera; Richard H Moss; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group II.
|ISBN:||052156431X 9780521564311 0521564379 9780521564373|
|Notes:||"Published for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change."|
|Description:||x, 878 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Summary for policymakers; Technical summary; Part I. Introductory Materials: A. Ecophysiology, ecological, and soil processes in terrestrial ecosystems: a primer on general concepts and relationships; B. Energy primer; Part II. Assessment of Impacts and Adaptation Options: 1. Climate change impacts on forests; 2. Rangelands in a changing climate: impacts, adaptations, and mitigation; 3. Deserts in a changing climate: impacts; 4. Land degradation and desertification; 5. Impacts of climate change on mountain regions; 6. Non-tidal wetlands; 7. The cryosphere: changes and their impacts; 8. Oceans; 9. Coastal zones and small islands; 10. Hydrology and freshwater ecology; 11. Industry, energy, and transportation: impacts and adaptation; 12. Human settlements in a changing climate: impacts and adaptation; 13. Agriculture in a changing climate: impacts and adaptation; 14. Water resources management; 15. Wood production under changing climate and land use; 16. Fisheries; 17. Financial services; 18. Human population health; Part III. Assessment of Mitigation Options: 19. Energy supply mitigation options; 20. Industry; 21. Mitigation options in the transportation sector; 22. Mitigation options for human settlements; 23. Agricultural options for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions; 24. Management of forests for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions; 25. Mitigation: cross-sectoral and other issues; Part IV. Technical Appendices: 26. Technical guidelines for assessing climate change impacts and adaptations; 27. Methods for assessment of mitigation options; 28. Inventory of technologies, methods, and practices; Appendices A - E.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Robert T. Watson, Marufu C. Zinyowera, Richard H. Moss ; project administrator, David J. Dokken.|
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