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Vulnerability of land systems in Asia

Author: Ademola K Braimoh; He Qing Huang
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015.
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This book provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of land systems vulnerability assessment in Asia - fundamental to the understanding of the link between global change, environmental sustainability and human wellbeing. The extent and intensity of human interactions with the environment have increased spectacularly since the Industrial Revolution. Thus, the global change research community and development  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vulnerability of land systems in Asia.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014
(DLC) 2014016407
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ademola K Braimoh; He Qing Huang
ISBN: 9781118854938 1118854934 9781118854945 1118854942
OCLC Number: 894025243
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 348 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Land systems vulnerability / Ademola K. Braimoh and He Qing Huang --
Drought and extreme climate stress on human-environment systems in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia / Troy Sternberg --
Vulnerability and resilience of the Mongolian pastoral social-ecological systems to multiple stressors / Dennis Ojima, Togtokh Chuluun and Myagmarsuren Altanbagana --
Vulnerability of pastoral communities in central Mongolia to climate and land-use changes / T. Chuluun, M. Altanbagana, S. Davaanyam, B. Tserenchunt and D. Ojima --
Vulnerability assessment: a case study on drought in Middle Inner Mongolia, China / Xiaoqian Liu, He Yin and Ademola K. Braimoh --
Vulnerability of agriculture to climate change in arid regions: a case study of western Rajasthan, India / R.B. Singh and Ajay Kumar --
Dendrogeomorphological and sedimentological analysis of debris flow hazards in the northern Zailiiskiy Alatau, Tien Shan Mountains, Kazakhstan / Vanessa Winchester, David G. Passmore, Stephan Harrison, Alaric Rae, Igor Severskiy and Nina V. Pimankina --
Regional scenarios and simulated land-cover changes in montane mainland Southeast Asia / Jefferson Fox, John B. Vogler, Omer L. Sen, Alan L. Ziegler and Thomas W. Giambelluca --
Land-use change and its impacts on agricultural productivity in China / Huimin Yan, He Qing Huang, Xiangzheng Deng and Jiyuan Liu --
Long-term land-cover change in Amur River Basin / Shigeko Haruyama, Yoshitaka Masuda and Akihiko Kondoh --
Simulating land-use change in China from a global perspective / Xuefeng Cui, Mark Rounsevell, Yuan Jiang, Muyi Kang, Paul Palmer, Wen Chen and Terence Dawson --
Sustainable land use planning in west Asia using MicroLEIS decision support systems / Farzin Shahbazi, Maria Anaya-Romero, Ademola K. Braimoh and Diego De La Rosa --
Impacts of agricultural land change on biodiversity and ecosystem services in Kahayan watershed, central Kalimantan / J.S. Rahajoe, L. Alhamd, E.B. Walujo, H.S. Limin, M.S. Suneetha, A.K. Braimoh and T. Kohyama --
Spatio-temporal evolution of urban structure in Shanghai / Wenze Yue, Peilei Fan and Jiaguo Qi --
Governing ecosystem services from upland watersheds in Southeast Asia / Louis Lebel and Rajesh Daniel --
Socio-economic impacts of a wetland restoration program in China's Poyang lake region / Fen Li, Lin Zhen, He Qing Huang, Yunjie Wei, Li Yang and Sandra Uthes --
China's sloping land conversion program : are the farmers paid enough? / Shubhechchha Thapa, Xing Lu and Ademola K. Braimoh --
Community-based peatland management for greenhouse gas reduction based on fire-free land preparation / Bambang Hero Saharjo --
Structuring climate finance for adaptation measures in vulnerable ecosystems : lessons from India / A. Damodaran --
Scientific uncertainty and policy making : how can communications contribute to a better marriage in the global change arena? / Gabriela Litre --
Planning for resilience : the quest of learning and adaptation / Fernando Teigao dos Santos --
Conclusion / He Qing Huang and Ademola K. Braimoh.
Responsibility: edited by Ademola K. Braimoh, He Qing Huang.
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