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Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific: Manilla, Philippines, 15-19 January 1996


Edited By: Lin Erda

246 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #68472 | ISBN: 0792342046
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Proceedings of a regional workshop. The impact of climate change on agriculture, forests, coastal and water resources are all examined.


Foreword. Preface. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific: Workshop Summary; L. Amadore, et al. Climate Change in Asia: A Review of the Vulnerability and Adaptation of Crop Production; A. Iglesias, et al. Effects of Interannual Climate Variability and Climate Change on Rice Yield in Java, Indonesia; I. Amien, et al. Vulnerability of Rice and Corn to Climate Change in the Philippines; R.D. Buan, et al. Assessing Impacts of Climatic Variations on Foodgrain Production in Bangladesh; Z. Karim, et al. Agricultural Vulnerability and Adaptation to Global Warming in China; Lin Erda. The Impacts of Potential Climate Change and Climate Variability on Simulated Maize Production in China; Wang Jinghua, Lin Erda. Vulnerability of Sri Lanka Tea Production to Global Climate Change; M.A. Wijeratne. The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Pasture and Cattle Production in Mongolia; B. Bolortsetseg, G. Tuvaansuren. Modeling Potential Changes of Forest Area in Thailand under Climate Change; K. Boonpragob, J. Santisirisomboon. Vulnerability and Adaptation of the Larch Forest in Eastern Siberia to Climate Change; K.I. Kobak, et al. Potential Impact of Global Climate Change on Forest Distribution in Sri Lanka; S. Somaratne, A.H. Dhanapala. Potential Impacts of Sea Level Rise on the Coastal Resources of Manila Bay: A Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment; R.T. Perez, et al. Shoreline Stabilization Approaches in Response to Sea Level Rise: U.S. Experience and Implications for Pacific Island and Asian Nations; S.P. Leatherman. Tropical Cyclones and Coastal Inundation under Enhanced Greenhouse Conditions; A.B. Pittock, et al. Vulnerability of Bangladesh to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise through Tropical Cyclones and Storm Surges; A. Ali. Vulnerability and Adaptation of Hong Kong to Weather-Induced Hazards under Climate Change Conditions; A.M. Jose, et al. Vulnerability of Freshwater Resources to Climate Change in the Tropical Pacific Region; G.A. Meehl. Integrated Model Systems for National Assessments of the Effects of Climate Change: Applications in New Zealand and Bangladesh; R.A. Warrick, et al. A Process for Evaluating Anticipatory Adaptation Measures for Climate Change; J.B. Smith, et al. Workshop Participants. Author Index. Key Word Index.

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