Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog


Main Title Impacts of a warming Arctic : highlights : Arctic Climate Impact Assessment /
Author Hassol, Susan. ; Hassol, Susan Joy.
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 57076121
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
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  QC994.8.H3h 2004 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 01/28/2005
EJBM  QC994.8.H3h 2004 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/13/2011
EKBM  QC994.8.H3h 2004 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/15/2011
Collation 17 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents Notes
Arctic climate change and its impacts -- Rising Arctic temperatures -- Declining sea ice: a key climate change indicator -- Melting Arctic glaciers and global sea level rise -- Arctic changes impact global climate -- Climate impacts on animals and their habitats -- Climat impacts on indigenous people -- Coastal erosion and thawing permafrost -- Thawing permafrost -- Shifting vegetation zones -- Increasing fires and insect outbreaks -- Impacts of opening sea routs -- Impacts on human health -- Global climate change -- Why does the Arctic warm faster than lower latitudes -- 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.