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Climate change 2007 : impacts, adaptation and vulnerability : contribution of Working Group II to the fourth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Author: M L Parry; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group II.
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For policymakers -- Technical summary -- Assessment of observed changes and responses in natural and managed systems -- New assessment methods and the characterisation of future conditions -- Fresh water resources and their management -- Ecosystems, their properties, goods and services -- Food, fibre, and forest products -- Coastal systems and low-lying areas -- Industry, settlement and society -- Human health --  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M L Parry; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group II.
ISBN: 9780521880107 0521880106 9780521705974 0521705975
OCLC Number: 163616658
Description: ix, 976 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Summary for policymakers --
Technical summary --
Assessment of observed changes and responses in natural and managed systems --
New assessment methods and the characterisation of future conditions --
Fresh water resources and their management --
Ecosystems, their properties, goods and services --
Food, fibre, and forest products --
Coastal systems and low-lying areas --
Industry, settlement and society --
Human health --
Africa --
Asia --
Australia and New Zealand --
Europe --
Latin America --
North America --
Polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic) --
Small islands --
Assessment of adaptation practices, options, constraints and capacity --
Inter-relationships between adaptation and mitigation --
Assessing key vulnerabilities and the risk from climate change --
Perspectives on climate change and sustainability --
Cross-chapter case studies.
Responsibility: edited Martin Parry [and others].
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IPCC Fourth Assessment Report on climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability for researchers, students, policymakers.  Read more...

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