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Earth System Science in the Anthropocene: Emerging Issues and Problems

Edited By: Eckart Ehlers and Thomas Krafft

320 pages, 38 illus


Hardback | Dec 2006 | #154649 | ISBN: 3540265880
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Earth System Science in the Anthropocene aims to provide an in-depth perspective and update on special topics in Global Environmental Change in relation to Human Security. It gives an overview on the new Joint Projects of the four International Global Change Programmmes and on research efforts in Germany. It is also an up-to-date report on emerging necessities in Global Environmental Change research as well as suggestions for its future development.


Introduction.- The Anthropocene.- Sustainability Science.- What about complexity of Earth Systems?- Climate Change, New Weather Extremes and Climate Policy.- Assessing Humban Vulnerability to Global Climatic Change.- Fire Ecology of the Recent Anthropocene.- Disaster Prevention.- Energy in a Sustainable Development.- Joint Water Project.- Integrative Water Research.- Joint Carbon.- International Institutions and the Carbon Regime.- Global Environmental Change and Food Systems.- Food Security in South Asia.

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