Conservation of biological diversity in the face of climate change / Robert L. Peters -- How does the world work? : great issues of life and government hinge on the answer / George M. Woodwell -- Climate-change scenarios for impact assessment / Stephen H. Schneider, Linda Mearns, and Peter H. Gleick -- Past changes in vegetation and climate : lessons for the future / Thompson Webb III -- Late pleistocene faunal changes as a guide to understanding effects of greenhouse warming on the mammalian fauna of North America / Russell W. Graham -- Effects of global warming on the biodiversity of coastal-marine zones / G. Carleton Ray [and others] -- A review of the effects of climate on vegetation : ranges, competition, and composition / F. Ian Woodward. Effects of climate change on soil biotic communities and soil processes / Walter G. Whitford -- Possible effects of global warming on the biological diversity in tropical forests / Gary S. Hartshorn -- Using computer models to project ecosystem response, habitat change, and wildlife diversity / Herman H. Shugart and Thomas M. Smith -- Physiological responses of animals to higher temperatures / William R. Dawson -- Ecological responses of animals to climate / C. Richard Tracy -- The greenhouse effect and changes in animal behavior : effects on social structure and life-history strategies / Daniel I. Rubenstein -- Double jeopardy for migrating animals : multiple hits and resource asynchrony / J.P. Myers and Robert T. Lester. Global warming and potential changes in host-parasite and disease-vector relationships / Andrew Dobson and Robin Carper -- Arctic marine ecosystems / Vera Alexander -- Some possible effects of climatic warming on arctic tundra ecosystems of the Alaskan North Slope / W. Dwight Billings and Kim Moreau Peterson -- Effects of global climatic change on forests in Northwestern North America / Jerry F. Franklin [and others] -- Effects of climate change on Mediterranean-type ecosystems in California and Baja California / Walter E. Westman and George P. Malanson -- Projecting the effects of climate change on biological diversity in forests / Daniel B. Botkin and Robert A. Nisbet -- Changes in geographical range resulting from greenhouse warming : effects on biodiversity in forests / Margaret B. Davis and Catherine Zabinski. Between the devil and the deep blue sea : implications of climate change for Florida's fauna / Larry D. Harris and Wendell P. Cropper, Jr. -- The nature and consequences of indirect linkages between climate change and biological diversity / John Harte, Margaret Torn, and Deborah Jensen -- Synergisms : joint effects of climate change and other forms of habitat destruction / Norman Myers -- Effects of climate change on biological diversity in Western North America : species losses and mechanisms / Dennis D. Murphy and Stuart B. Weiss.