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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: Martin L Parry; IPCC
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007.
Series: Climate change 2007 : contribution of Working Group ... to the fourth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Working Group 2
Edition/Format:   Computer file : 5.25 in. disc : CD for computer : Conference publication   Book : English : 1. publ
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This IPCC Fourth Assessment Report provides a completely up-to-date scientific assessment of the impacts of climate change, the vulnerability of natural and human environments, and the potential for  Read more...

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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Computer File, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin L Parry; IPCC
ISBN: 0521705975 9780521705974 9780521880107 0521880106
OCLC Number: 633491845
Description: 1 CD-ROM ; 12 cm.
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Summary for policymakers; Technical summary; 1. Assessment of observed changes and responses in natural and managed systems; 2. New assessment methodologies and the characterisation of future conditions; 3. Fresh water resources and their management; 4. Ecosystems, their properties, goods and services; 5. Food, fibre and forest products; 6. Coastal systems and low-lying areas; 7. Industry, settlement and society; 8. Human health; 9. Africa; 10. Asia; 11. Australia and New Zealand; 12. Europe; 13. Latin America; 14. North America; 15. Polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic); 16. Small islands; 17. Assessment of adaptation practices, options, constraints and capacity; 18. Inter-relationships between adaptation and mitigation; 19. Assessing key vulnerabilities and the risk from climate change; 20. Perspectives on climate change and sustainability - 811 Cross-chapter case studies; Appendix I. Glossary; Appendix II. Contributors to the IPCC WGII Fourth Assessment Report; Appendix III. Reviewers of the IPCC WGII Fourth Assessment Report; Appendix IV. Acronyms and abbreviations; Appendix V. Index and database of regional content; Index; CD-ROM.
Series Title: Climate change 2007 : contribution of Working Group ... to the fourth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Working Group 2
Other Titles: Impacts, adaptation and vulnerability
Responsibility: ed. by Martin Parry ...

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