Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation (BOK)

Jean P Palutikof

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The book advances knowledge about climate change adaptation practices through a series of case studies. It presents important evidence about adaptation practices in agriculture, businesses, the coastal zone, community services, disaster management, ecosystems, indigneous populations, and settlements and infrastructure. In addition to 38 case studies across these sectors, the book contains horizon-scoping essays from international experts in adaptation research, including Hallie Eakin, Susanne Moser, Jonathon Overpeck, Bill Solecki, and Gary Yohe.

Australia's social-ecological systems have a long history of adapting to climate variability and change, and in recent decades has been a world-leader in implementing and researching adaptation, making this book of universal relevance to all those working to adapt our environment and societies to climate change.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Jean P Palutikof
ISBN 9781118845011
Antall sider 496 Dimensjoner 19,1cm x 25,2cm x 2,7cm
Vekt 1230 gram Andre medvirkende David Rissik, Jean P. Palutikof, Jon Barnett, Sarah L. Boulter
Emner og form Climate change