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The impact of climate change on drylands : with a focus on West Africa

Author: Ton Dietz; Ruerd Ruben; A Verhagen
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©2004.
Series: Environment & policy, v. 39.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Sahelian West Africa has recovered from the disastrous droughts of the 1970s and 1980s. People have learned to adapt to risk and uncertainty in fragile dryland environments. They, as well as global change scientists, are worried about the impact of climate change on these West African drylands. What do the experiences of the last thirty years say about the preparedness for higher temperatures, lower rainfall, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Impact of climate change on drylands.
Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©2004
(DLC) 2004041554
(OCoLC)54487695
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ton Dietz; Ruerd Ruben; A Verhagen
ISBN: 1402021585 9781402021589 1402019521 9781402019524
OCLC Number: 56498624
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 465 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Contents: From the contents: Contributing Authors --
Foreword --
Climate Change in the Sahel Region --
Cases from the Sub-humid and Semi-arid Zones in the West African Sahel --
Consequences for Policy --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Environment & policy, v. 39.
Responsibility: edited by A.J. Dietz, R. Ruben, and A. Verhagen.

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They, as well as global change scientists, are worried about the impact of climate change on these West African drylands. This book is the first of its kind with a comprehensive analysis of climate  Read more...

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