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Making climate forecasts matter

Author: Paul C Stern; William E Easterling; National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on the Human Dimensions of Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Variability.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with climate forecasting and identifies research directions in this regard. This book explores: vulnerability of human activities to climate; state of the science of climate forecasting; how  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul C Stern; William E Easterling; National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on the Human Dimensions of Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Variability.
ISBN: 0309064759 9780309064750
OCLC Number: 40964668
Description: xii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Front Matter; 2 Summary; 3 1 Climate Variability, Climate Forecasting, and Society; 4 2 Climate Forecasting and Its Uses; 5 3 Coping with Seasonal-to-Interannual Climatic Variations; 6 4 Making Climate Forecast Information More Useful; 7 5 Measuring the Consequences of Climate Variability and Forecasts; 8 6 Scientific Priorities; 9 References; 10 About the Authors; 11 Index
Other Titles: Climate forecasts
Responsibility: Paul C. Stern and William E. Easterling, editors ; Panel on the Human Dimensions of Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Variability, Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

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