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Global climate change impacts in the United States : a state of knowledge report from the U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Author: U.S. Global Change Research Program.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This report summarizes the science of climate change and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. It is largely based on results of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), and integrates those results with related research from around the world. This report discusses climate-related impacts for various societal and environmental sectors and regions of the nation. It is an  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: U.S. Global Change Research Program.
ISBN: 9780521144070 0521144078
OCLC Number: 415977920
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed on Oct. 16, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource (188 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: About this report; Executive summary; 1. National climate change; 2. Climate change impacts by sector; 3. Regional climate impacts; 4. An agenda for climate impacts science; 5. Concluding thoughts; Author team biographies; Primary sources of information; Acronyms; References; Photography credits.

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