3 edition of Global Climate and Ecosystem Change (NATO Science Series: B:) found in the catalog.
January 31, 1991
Written in English
|Contributions||Gordon J. MacDonald (Editor), Luigi Sertorio (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||268|
Climate change is one of a range of factors that mean about a third of the world’s natural heritage sites are being damaged, with invasive alien species being the top threat. Then, after. Biodiversity and Climate Change: Transforming the Biosphereis the definitive statement composed by a large percentage of the leading scientific experts on the most urgent global problem short of the destruction of Earth by a planet-sized asteroid.A remark cited inBiodiversity and Climate Changestates the issue cogently: ifnothing is done about climate change, you can forget about biodiversity.
Ecological Restoration and Global Climate Change James A. Harris,1,5 Richard J. Hobbs,2 Eric Higgs,3 and James Aronson4 Abstract There is an increasing consensus that global climate change occurs and that potential changes in climate are likely to have important regional consequences for biota and ecosystems. Ecological restoration, including (re)-. “In Biodiversity and Climate Change, the renowned Tom Lovejoy and Lee Hannah blend leading voices to form a clear case for climate action, highlighting a powerful though underutilized natural defense: ecosystem restoration.”—Henry M. Paulson Jr., Chairman of Paulson Institute and 74th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
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Climate Dynamics.- Global Climate Change.- Modeling Climate Change.- Ecosystem Change.- The Responses of Terrestrial Ecosystems to Global Climate Change.- The Impact of Global Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems.- Nonlinear System Analysis.- Prediction in Chaotic Nonlinear Systems: Time Series Analysis for Aperiodic Evolution Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Current Trends: /ch The chapter illuminates the effect of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem services.
It also explains the present scenario of biological resourcesAuthor: Vartika Singh. Climate Change Biology, 2e examines the evolving discipline of human-induced climate change and the resulting shifts in the distributions of species and the timing of biological events.
The text focuses on understanding the impacts of human-induced climate change by drawing on multiple lines of evidence, including paleoecology, modeling, and. In addition to climatic change, soil biota are sensitive to soil and ecosystem management and these changes may also effect overall ecosystem response to climate change.
The relationships among climate change, soil biota, ecosystem functions, and land use and management options will. Global Climate and Ecosystem Change. Editors: MacDonald, Gordon J., Sertorio, Luigi (Eds.) Free Preview.
Buy this book eBook ,69 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free; Included format: PDF; ebooks can be used on all reading devices. Future climate change has emerged as a national and a global security threat.
To carry out the needed adaptation and mitigation steps, a quantification of the expected level of climate change is needed, both at the global and the regional scale; in the end, the impact of. Global Environmental Change is a peer-reviewed international journal publishing high quality, theoretically and empirically rigorous articles, which advance knowledge about the human and policy dimensions of global environmental change.
The journal interprets global environmental change to mean the outcome of processes that are manifest in. From the reviews: “This comprehensive, multidimensional book is a welcome compilation of timely information on fire ecology, a central issue in the science of global climate change.
the book for the ecology and science of fire-dependent ecosystems. GCTE focused on the following issues: (i) the terrestrial carbon cycle with an emphasis on underlying drivers and processes of contemporary and future carbon quantities (fluxes and pools); (ii) vegetation dynamics and the processes that control them at the local and global scales, with an emphasis on landscape processes and patterns that.
Impacts from climate change are happening now. These impacts extend well beyond an increase in temperature, affecting ecosystems and communities in the United States and around the world.
Things that we depend upon and value — water, energy, transportation, wildlife, agriculture, ecosystems, and human health — are experiencing the effects. Get this from a library.
Global climate and ecosystem change. [Gordon J MacDonald; Luigi Sertorio; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division,;] -- Humankind's ever-expanding activities have caused environmental changes that reach beyond localities and regions to become global in scope.
Disturbances to the atmosphere, oceans, and land produce. Global Climate and Ecosystem Change by Gordon J. MacDonald,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years.
It may be a change in average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions (i.e., more or fewer extreme weather events).
Topics covered include methodologies and approaches to predict invertebrate responses, outcomes for disease vectors and ecosystem service providers, underlying mechanisms for community level responses to global climate change, evolutionary consequences and likely effects on interactions among organisms, and many more.
Ecosystem Services, Climate Change, and Food Security: /ch Food security is a rising concern around the world, especially in developing countries within arid and semi-arid regions.
Ecosystem provides differentAuthor: Samreen Siddiqui. Global environmental change (including climate change, biodiversity loss, changes in hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, and intensive exploitation of natural resources) is having significant impacts on the world's oceans.
This book advances knowledge of the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems, and their past, present, and future responses to physical and anthropogenic forcing.5/5(1).
knowledge about how climate change has affected and will affect species, biodiversity, and ecosystem structure, function, and services in the US.
Here, we summarize key findings on the impacts of climate change on ecosystems, focusing on the fluxes of matter and energy and the biotic and abiotic parts of ecosystems that contribute most to those Cited by: Book: Agricultural Ecosystem Effects on Trace Gases and Global Climate Change, ASA Special Publicat Published by: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.
Topics of discussion at the forum pertained to the changes ecosystems are currently undergoing, sustaining ecosystems, the impact of ecosystems on global climate change, societal adaptation to climate change, and priorities for future research.
This report summarizes the. The fact that “climate change” is a rather vague description that could refer to either a warming or a cooling climate makes it harder to hold scientists accountable for failed predictions.
Second, past arguments for catastrophic global warming—such as the well-known “hockey stick” chart of climatologist Michael Mann—may be.
The book is also concerned with how aspects of hydrophysical, hydrochemical and ecological change can be used as early indicators of climate change in aquatic ecosystems and it addresses the implications of future climate change for freshwater ecosystem management at the catchment scale.Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) is a nature-based method for climate change adaptation that can reduce the vulnerability of societies and economies to climate stressors.
EbA provides flexible and cost-effective approaches that enhance resilience through the .Global environmental change, which includes climate change, biodiversity loss, changes in hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, and intensive exploitation of natural resources, is having significant impacts on the world's oceans.
This book advances knowledge of the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems, and their past, present, and future responses to physical and anthropogenic forcing.