2 edition of Integrated regional assessment of global climate change found in the catalog.
Integrated regional assessment of global climate change
C. Gregory Knight
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||C. Gregory Knight, Jill Jäger.|
|LC Classifications||QC903 .K57 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 412 p. :|
|Number of Pages||412|
|LC Control Number||2009022114|
Integrated assessment models (IAMs) are designed to help us understand how human development and societal choices affect each other and the natural world, including climate change. They are “integrated” because they combine different strands of knowledge to model human society alongside parts of the Earth system. Greenhouse warming continues to dominate the world's science and policy agenda on global change. One fundamental concern is the impact of this climate change on water supply (1, 2).The question of how human society directly influences the state of the terrestrial water cycle has received much less attention, despite the presence of the socioeconomic equivalent of the Mauna Loa .
Concrete Utopianism (CU) is a CR concept described in the context of climate change science by Bhaskar in the Book “Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change: Transforming Knowledge and Practice for Our Global Future”. This book was edited by well-known critical realists Roy Bhaskar, Cheryl Frank, Karl Georg Høyer, Petter Naess, and. The development of agriculture-specific pathways and scenarios is motivated by the need for a protocol-based approach to climate impact, vulnerability, and adaptation assessment. Until now, the various global and regional models used for acgricultural-impact assessment have been implemented with individualized scenarios using various data and.
The use of land, energy and water can contribute to climate change, which, in turn, affects the systems that provide those resources. Efficient resource management can limit climate . Global Change & Climate Change Impact Assessments SwRI draws upon a variety of geoscience techniques to assess socially significant impacts from climate change and global change processes, including major geologic events like meteor strikes, volcanic events, and seismic events that may generate tsunamis.
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importance in their studies of global climate change. The phrase “integrated assessment” has become fashionable, with many funding agencies now encouraging integrated assessments of global climate change.
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There is a considerable community of researchers with experience in assessing the impacts of climate change. The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) was established by Presidential initiative in and mandated by Congress in the Global Change Research Act (GCRA) of Its mandate is to develop and coordinate “a comprehensive and integrated United States research program which will assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and .Jonathan Patz is a professor and John P.
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