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Climate Change: Developing Southern Hemisphere Perspectives

Edited By: Thomas W Giambelluca and Ann Henderson-Sellers

475 pages, Figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Mar 1996 | #54014 | ISBN: 0471962147
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About this book

Integrating issues of climate modelling, ecological and human dimensions of climate change, and policy implications, this volume addresses the critical problems of climate change from a southern hemisphere perspective.

...worthy of being on your bookshelf... --Climatic Change, Vol 45, 2000


Contents

Partial table of contents: GLOBAL CHANGE PLURALITIES. North-South: Where Is the Divide? (R. Graetz & M. Wilson). Bridging the Climate Gaps (A. Henderson-Sellers). HEMISPHERE CLIMATE: GLOBAL MODELS. Coupled Climate Systems Modelling (K. Trenberth). Southern Hemisphere Climate: Comparing Models with Reality (P. Whetton, et al.). Modelling Climatic Variability (N. Nicholls). Palaeoclimatic Modelling: A Western Pacific Perspective (J. Chappell & J. Syktus). CLIMATE CHANGE: ECOLOGICAL AND HUMAN DIMENSIONS. Global Change and Terrestrial Biosphere: The Present and Future Focus (R. Graetz). Human and Physical Aspects of Tropical Deforestation (A. Henderson-Sellers, et al.). Contextualizing the Effects of Climate Change in Pacific Island Countries (J. Campbell). POLICY PERSPECTIVES. Climate Science and Politics: The Road to Rio and Beyond (R. Taplin). From Rio to Berlin: Managing Climate Change (D. Victor & J. Salt). The Natural Debt: North and South (K. Smith). Index.

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