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- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This book describes recent developments in the modeling of hydro-climatological processes in time and space. The topic brings together a wide range of disciplines, such as climatology, hydrology, geomorphology and ecology, with examples of problems and related modeling approaches. Parsimonious hydro-climatological models hold the potential to simulate... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
This book identifies lessons learned from natural hazard experiences to help communities plan for and adapt to climate change. Written by leading experts, the case studies examine diverse experiences, from severe storms to sea-level related hazards, droughts, heat waves, wildfires, floods, earthquakes and tsunami, in North America, Europe, Australasia,... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 49.99
Diether Kramer befasst sich mit dem Ruckgang und dem damit einhergehenden Wandel der Sterblichkeit in der Steiermark ? dem sogenannten epidemiologischen Ubergang. Diese Dissertation entstand im Rahmen des FWF-Forschungsprojektes P-21157 ?Der Erste Demografische Ubergang in Osterreich 1869-1937? (Syn. GAFP). Im Zuge dessen erfolgte eine umfangreiche... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Climate change is the greatest single problem we face as a planet. This important introduction skilfully guides us through the complex mix of scientific, political, social, and environmental issues to explore the possible futures for our world. Focusing on the fact that the “point of no return? may have already been passed, Boyd and Tompkins highlight... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 54.99
Composed of two extensive sections, this book surveys important work in climate change science, mainly in the United States, and introduces contributions to the body of science that have arrived on the scene between January 2013 and February 2014.The opening section offers a broad examination of contemporary climate change science, with subsections... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Failed attempts at producing ambitious global climate commitments and instruments have made it increasingly important for nation states to deliver climate policies. This in turn requires a better understanding of national climate policymaking. In this book, Elin Lerum Boasson develops an innovative and well-grounded analytical framework for assessing... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 23.14
Der Klimawandel ist die am besten angekündigte Veränderung der Geschichte. Trotz der wissenschaftlichen Erforschung ist ein Wahrnehmungsproblem erkennbar, welches aus der ungreifbaren Komplexität des Phänomens Klima resultiert. Den Ausgangspunkt dieser Untersuchung bildet die Schwierigkeit, das Phänomen in seiner Komplexität zu vermitteln. Eine steigende... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00
This thesis confirms many changes, including sharp temperature rise, interannual variability of precipitation, extreme climate events and significant decreases of sunshine duration and wind speed in southwestern China, and systemically explores the action mechanism between large-scale atmospheric circulation systems, the complicated topography, human... more...
- Springer 2002; US$ 125.00
This text presents a comprehensive analysis of various aspects of air temperature and atmospheric precipitation variability over a period of instrumental observation in the Arctic, using data from stations, updated to the year 2000. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Offers an analysis of the complex relations that influence sustainable development within the context of global economic restructuring and the heritage of democracy. This book examines climate change implications for two major global agendas: sustainable development and poverty reduction. more...