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Impacts of a warming Arctic : Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

Author: Susan Hassol; Arctic Climate Impact Assessment.; Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme.; Program for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna.; International Arctic Science Committee.
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A summary of the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA), a comprehensive examination of climatic changes in the Arctic Region and what they may portend globally. The ACIA is based on five climate models, findings from hundreds of Arctic researchers worldwide, and perspectives of Arctic Indigenous Peoples.
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Genre/Form: Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Hassol; Arctic Climate Impact Assessment.; Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme.; Program for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna.; International Arctic Science Committee.
ISBN: 0521617782 9780521617789
OCLC Number: 56942125
Notes: "ACIA [Arctic Climate Impact Assessment] is a project implemented by AMAP [Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme], CAFF [Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna], and IASC [International Arctic Science Committee]"--Pref.
Description: 139 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Context --
Executive summary: Arctic climate change and its impacts --
Key findings --
Arctic climate trends --
Impacts on natural systems --
Impacts on society --
Sub-regional impacts --
Supporting evidence for the key findings: Arctic climate change --
Global implications --
Vegetation changes --
Animal species shifts --
Coastal impacts --
Marine transportation --
Thawing ground --
Indigenous communities --
Ultraviolet radiation --
Multiple stresses --
Selected sub-regional overview --
Improving future assessments --
Concluding thoughts.
Other Titles: Arctic Climate Impact Assessment
ACIA overview report
Responsibility: [author, Susan Joy Hassol].
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A summary of the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA), a comprehensive examination of climatic changes in the Arctic Region and what they may portend globally. The ACIA is based on five climate models, findings from hundreds of Arctic researchers worldwide, and perspectives of Arctic Indigenous Peoples.

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