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Author: Rolando Victor García; J Smagorinsky; Michael Ellman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1981.
Series: Drought and man, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rolando Victor García; J Smagorinsky; Michael Ellman
ISBN: 0080258239 9780080258232
OCLC Number: 6864635
Description: xiv, 300 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: (partial) Introduction: Part I: The social dimensions of drought : Facts, pseudo-facts and misleading causal links in the 1972 case history: (Annex: 1972-73 Soviet grain imports and the weather by M. Ellman) An alternative view of the 1972 'food crisis': (Annex: An integrated approach towards world recession and inflation in the present decade by H. Gambarotta) Malnutrition, famines and the drought The population-resources balance Responses to drought-induced national disasters: (Annex: International and multilateral food aid - a critical appraisal by J. Siotis) A structural approach for diagnosing the impact of climatic anomalies The roots of catastrophe (regional and national case studies) Conclusions and recommendations Part II: The climatic dimension of drought : Climate, climatic variability and 1972 Some thoughts on contemporary global climatic variability by J. Smagorinsky Index
Series Title: Drought and man, v. 1.
Responsibility: by Rolando V. Garcia ; with a section on climatic variability by J. Smagorinsky, and special contributions from M. Ellman [and others] ; prepared at the Graduate Institute for International Studies, Geneva, 1976-1979.

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