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Geospatial applications for climate adaptation planning

Author: Diana Mitsova; Ann-Margaret Esnard
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019. ©2019
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Mitsova; Ann-Margaret Esnard
ISBN: 9781498755481 1498755488
OCLC Number: 1088417815
Description: xxv, 332 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. IntroductionPart 1: Climate Change and Climate Adaptation Planning: Context and Concepts2. Climate Change: Historical Context and Global Initiatives3. Climate Adaptation: A Nexus of Science, Policy, and Planning4. Addressing Climate Change: Initiatives and Coping Strategies from Across the GlobePart 2: Geospatial Technologies: Fundamentals and Terminology5. Natural Hazards: Visualization and Basic Mapping6. Spatial Analysis and GIS Modeling7. Climate Hazard Assessment and Adaptation Indicators8. Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Climate Change AssessmentsPart 3: GIS and Climate Vulnerability Assessments9. Mapping and Assessing the Impacts of SLR on Coastal Regions10. Vulnerability of Critical Infrastructure to Climate Impacts11. Assessing the Impact of Rising Temperatures and Urban Heat Islands on People and Places12. Climate Hazards and Impact on Public HealthPart 4: Technical Approaches to Formulating Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies13. Climate Resilience of Urban Systems and Interdependent Infrastructures 14. Urban Growth Modeling and Decision Support Systems15. Internet-Based GIS Applications to Facilitate the Adaptation of the Built Environment to Climate Change
Responsibility: Diana Mitsova and Ann-Margaret Esnard.


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