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  • European Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptationby Philipp Schmidt-Thome; Stefan Greiving

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95

    European Climate Vulnerabilities and Adaptation: A Spatial Planning Perspective analyses the impacts climate change might have on regions and their local economies. Regions clearly differ in view of the complex patterns of climate change impact, but also regarding the given vulnerability and coping capacity. Impacts of climate change can have a... more...

  • Local Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climateby Rajib Shaw; Hori Tsuneki

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Disasters cause economic as well as human losses, and the magnitude of this is ever increasing. This can largely be attributed to climate-related disasters, which intensify vulnerability in the poorest areas of the world. In this book, approaches to disaster risk management in developing countries are discussed, with particular focus on Costa Rica. more...

  • Drought and Water Crisesby Donald A. Wilhite

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 184.95

    Today the world is facing a greater water crisis than ever. Droughts of lesser magnitude are resulting in greater impact. Even in years with normal precipitation, water shortages have become widespread in both developing and developed nations, in humid as well as arid climates. When faced with severe drought, governments become eager to act. Unfortunately,... more...

  • Enduranceby Deb Anderson

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book sheds light on what drought and climate change mean to rural Australians ? in their words. more...

  • Land Use Impacts on Climateby Xiangzheng Deng; Burak Güneralp; Jinyan Zhan; Hongbo Su

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book?introduces a key issue in research on the climatic impact of land cover and land use changes via terrestrial biogeophysical processes. The parameterization of surface processes and a systematic approach to modeling the climatic impacts of land use change are discussed respectively, and can be used to improve parameterization schemes for climate... more...

  • Cloud and Precipitation Microphysicsby Jerry M. Straka

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 80.00

    This book provides a background to the fundamental principles of parameterization physics for accurate numerical predictions of cloud and precipitation. more...

  • Klimawandel und Resilienz in Bangladeschby Tibor Aßheuer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 48.78

    <P>Der Klimawandel bedroht in besonderer Weise Menschen in den Slums der Megastädte. Aufgrund der zunehmenden Informalität und der hohen Vulnerabilität der Slum-Bevölkerung scheint dabei eine Anpassung an den Klimawandel unwahrscheinlich. Durch die Massenmedien verstärkt, entsteht ein Mythos der Perspektivlosigkeit. Dieses Buch hinterfragt den... more...

  • Risky change?by Matthias Garschagen

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 64.35

    <P>Vietnam?s cities are not only rapidly transforming under the country?s political and economic change, but are also increasingly exposed to natural hazards and threatened by the projected impacts of climate change. The interaction of both trends leads to substantial shifts in risk and to new challenges for adaptation governance which, however,... more...

  • Discourses of Global Climate Changeby Jonas Anshelm; Martin Hultman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons that contribute to the worldwide environmental debate.... more...

  • Klimageschichte der Neuzeitby Franz Mauelshagen; Uwe Puschner

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 15.35

    Heute fürchten wir, das Klima durch Menschwerk irreversibel zum Schlechten zu ändern. Jahrhundertelang aber war das Klima ein Faktum, welches zwar durch den Menschen nicht beeinflusst werden konnte, den Lauf der Geschichte jedoch entscheidend bestimmte. Siedlungsräume und agrarische Anbaumöglichkeiten änderten sich mit Klimaschwankungen und damit die... more...