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Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability
Contribution of Working Group II to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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  • Date Published: July 2001
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521015004

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About the Authors
  • This Working Group II volume brings us completely up-to-date on the vulnerability of socio-economic and natural systems to climate change.

    • THE international, impartial report on the impacts of climate change
    • State-of-the-art analysis
    • Authors are the best international researchers on climate change
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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2001
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521015004
    • length: 1042 pages
    • dimensions: 279 x 217 x 44 mm
    • weight: 2.785kg
    • contains: 90 b/w illus. 28 colour illus. 119 tables
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • Table of Contents

    Summary for policymakers
    Technical summary
    Part I. Setting the Stage for Impact, Adaptation, and Vulnerability Assessment:
    1. Overview
    2. Methods and tools
    3. Development and application of scenarios in Climate Change Impact, Adaptation, and Vulnerability Assessment
    Part II. Sectors and Systems: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability:
    4. Hydrology and water resources
    5. Natural and managed ecosystems
    6. Coastal zones and marine ecosystems
    7. Energy, industry, and settlements
    8. Financial services
    9. Human health
    Part III. Regional Analyses: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability:
    10. Africa
    11. Asia
    12. Australasia
    13. Europe
    14. Latin America
    15. North America
    16. Polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic)
    17. Small island states
    Part IV. Global Issues and Synthesis:
    18. Adaptation to climate change in the context of sustainable development and equity
    19. Synthesis and integration of impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability

  • Editors

    James J. McCarthy, Harvard University, Massachusetts

    Osvaldo F. Canziani, The National Universities of La Plata and Comahue, Argentina

    Neil A. Leary, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    David J. Dokken, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    Kasey S. White, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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