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Land Use and Climate Change

By: Suresh C Rai

131 pages, Figs, tabs

Nova Science Publishers

Hardback | Sep 2009 | #183744 | ISBN-13: 9781607413622
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About this book

During recent past, large scale conversions of forests to other land-uses in developed and developing countries in response to high population growth has been observed. As a consequence, this has disrupted the hydrological cycle and a great change in climate is envisaged. This book provides an introduction to land-use/cover and its impact on climate.


Contents

Preface; Introduction; Land-use/cover Change Dynamics; Global Biogeochemical Cycles; Hydrological Analysis; The Global Climate Change; Index.

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