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Título Climate of the Southeast United States [electronic resource] : Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability / edited by Keith T. Ingram, Kirstin Dow, Lynne Carter, Julie Anderson.

Publicación Washington, DC : Island Press/Center for Resource Economics, 2013.
Descripción física XIV, 341 p. 74 illus. online resource.
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Colección NCA Regional Input Reports
Springer eBooks. Earth and Environmental Science
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NCA Regional Input Reports
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Contiene: 1. Climate Change in the Southeast USA: Executive Summary -- 2. Climate of the Southeast USA: Past, Present and Future -- 3. Human Health and Climate Change in the Southeast USA -- 4. Energy Production, Use, and Vulnerability to Climate Change in the Southeast USA -- 5. Climate Interactions with the Built Environment in the Southeast USA -- 6. Climate Change and Transportation in the Southeast USA -- 7. Agriculture and Climate Change in the Southeast USA -- 8. Forests and Climate Change in the Southeast USA -- 9. Effects of Climate Change on Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Southeast USA -- 10. Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Water Resources in the Southeast USA -- 11. The Effects of Climate Change on Natural Ecosystems of the Southeast USA -- 12. Mitigation of Greenhouse Gases in the Southeast USA -- 13. Climate Adaptations in the Southeast USA -- 14. Southeast USA Regional Climate Extension, Outreach, Education and Training.
Resumen: Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage,Climate of the Southeast United States is the result of a collaboration among three Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Centers: the Southeast Climate Consortium; the Carolinas Regional Sciences and Assessments; and the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program; with contributions from numerous local, state, federal, and nongovernmental agencies to develop a comprehensive, state of the art look at the effects of climate change in the region.  The book summarizes the scientific literature with respect to climate impacts on the Southeast United States, including 11 southern states to the east of the Mississippi River, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands; reviews the historic climate, current climate, and the projected future climate of the region; and describes interactions with important sectors of the Southeast and cross-sectoral issues, namely climate change mitigation, adaptation, and education and outreach. Rich in science and case studies, it examines the latest climate change impacts, scenarios, vulnerabilities, and adaptive capacity and offers decision makers and stakeholders a substantial basis from which to make informed choices that will affect the well-being of the regioń鳠inhabitants in the decades to come.
Materia Environment.
Climate change.
Urban planning.
City planning.
Agriculture.
Environmental health.
Environment.
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Climate Change.
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Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts.
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Climate Change Management and Policy.
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Agriculture.
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Urbanism.
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Environmental Health.
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Autor secundario Ingram, Keith T. editor.
Dow, Kirstin. editor.
Carter, Lynne. editor.
Anderson, Julie. editor.
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OTRO SOPORTE Printed edition: 9781597264273
ISBN 9781610915090 978-1-61091-509-0
ISBN/ISSN 10.5822/978-1-61091-509-0 doi