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Main Title Impacts of a warming Arctic : Arctic Climate Impact Assessment /
Author Hassol, Susan. ; Hassol, Susan Joy.
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 56942125
ISBN 0521617782; 9780521617789
Subjects Climatic changes--Arctic regions ; Habitat (Ecology)--Arctic regions ; Sea ice--Arctic regions ; Greenhouse gases--Arctic regions ; Ultraviolet radiation--Arctic regions ; Indigenous peoples--Ecology--Arctic regions ; Global warming ; Global environmental change ; Arctic regions--Environmental conditions ; Arctic regions--Climate ; Climatology
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  QC994.8.H3 2004 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/11/2005
Collation 139 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"ACIA [Arctic Climate Impact Assessment] is a project implemented by AMAP [Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme], CAFF [Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna], and IASC [International Arctic Science Committee]"--Preface.
Contents Notes
Context -- Executive summary: Arctic climate change and its impacts -- Key findings -- Arctic climate trends -- Impacts on natural systems -- Impacts on society -- Sub-regional impacts -- Supporting evidence for the key findings: Arctic climate change -- Global implications -- Vegetation changes -- Animal species shifts -- Coastal impacts -- Marine transportation -- Thawing ground -- Indigenous communities -- Ultraviolet radiation -- Multiple stresses -- Selected sub-regional overview -- Improving future assessments -- Concluding thoughts. A summary of the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA), a comprehensive examination of climatic changes in the Arctic Region and what they may portend globally. The ACIA is based on five climate models, findings from hundreds of Arctic researchers worldwide, and perspectives of Arctic Indigenous Peoples.