CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON TROPICAL FORESTS IN CENTRAL AMERICA : an ecosystem. (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON TROPICAL FORESTS IN CENTRAL AMERICA : an ecosystem.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], ROUTLEDGE, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 1138506869 9781138506862
OCLC Number: 991301060
Contents: Introduction Aline Chiabai Part 1: Central American Tropical Forests, Ecosystem Services and Human Wellbeing 1. An overview of forest biomes and ecoregions of Central America Lenin Corrales, Claudia Bouroncle, and Juan Carlos Zamora 2. Ecosystem services in tropical forests: Contribution to human well-being and implications for economic valuation Aline Chiabai Part 2: Climate, Water and Land-Use Changes in Central American Tropical Forests 3. Impacts of climate change on ecosystem hydrological services of Central America: Water availability Pablo Imbach, Bruno Locatelli, Juan Carlos Zamora, Emily Fung, Lluis Calderer, Luis Molina and Philippe Ciais 4. Climate change impacts on the water services in Costa Rica: A production function for the hydro-energy sector Elisa Sainz de Murieta, Aline Chiabai and Juan Carlos Zamora 5. Climate change economic impacts on water and recreation services in Central American forests Elena Ojea, Juan Carlos Zamora, Julia Martin-Ortega and Pablo Imbach 6. Cost-benefit analysis of alternative land-use scenarios: A sustainability study for the volcanic central Talamanca biological corridor Helen Ding, Aline Chiabai and Diego Tobar Part 3: Economic Assessment, Adaptation, Options and Policy Implications 7. The role of economic valuation of ecosystem services in an interdisciplinary context Anil Markandya 8. Ecosystem-based adaptation: Natural responses to climate change impacts Giacomo Fedele, Raffaele Vignola and Marco Otarola

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"This is the definitive volume of readings on the climate change and ecosystems services in the forests of Central America. The readings provide viable insight and analysis, and should serve as Read more...

 
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