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Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change for Bangladesh

Author: Saleemul Huq
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is based on a substantial study carried out by a team of experts in different fields from Bangladesh, following a common (IPCC) guideline and with technical support from the US Country Studies Team. The study has for the first time developed scenarios for the impacts of climate change on agriculture and water sectors, focussing on coastal agriculture and beach erosion in the context of sea level rise. It
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saleemul Huq
ISBN: 0792355369 9780792355366
OCLC Number: 40339890
Description: xiv, 147 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Overview / Saleemul Huq and M. Asaduzzaman --
Development of Climate Change Scenarios with General Circulation Models / Ahsan Uddin Ahmed and Mozaharul Alam --
Water Resources Vulnerability to Climate Change With Special Reference to Inundation / Mozaharul Alam, Ain-Un Nishat and Saad M. Siddiqui --
Climate Change Vulnerability of Crop Agriculture / Zahurul Karim, Sk. Ghulam Hussain and Ahsan Uddin Ahmed --
Assessment of Foodgrain Production Loss Due to Climate Induced Enhanced Soil Salinity / Mohammad Habibullah, Ahsan Uddin Ahmed and Zahurul Karim --
Beach Erosion in the Eastern Coastline of Bangladesh / S.M. Rakibul Islam, Saleemul Huq and Anwar Ali.
Responsibility: edited by S. Huq [and others].
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