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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning /|
|ISBN||9781351113953(e-book : PDF)|
|Subjects||POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development. ; POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security. ; Climatic changes--Geographic information systems. ; Global warming--Geographic information systems. ; Geospatial data. ; Environmental geotechnology.|
|Collation||1 online resource (358 pages) : 160 illustrations, text file, PDF|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm.Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools, and techniques that must be used to assess myriad overlapping vulnerabilities and to formulate appropriate climate-relevant solutions at multiple scales and in varying contexts. Organized into four sections, the book includes 15 chapters. Each chapter is grounded in the literature and presents case studies designed by the authors, as well as many examples from a diverse international group of scholars and entities in the public and private sectors. Areas covered include:Climate Change and Climate Adaptation Planning: Context and ConceptsGeospatial Technologies: Fundamentals and TerminologyGIS and Climate Vulnerability AssessmentsTechnical Approaches to Formulating Mitigation and Adaptation StrategiesGeospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning is aimed at advanced students, researchers, and entities in the public and private sectors. It also provides supplementary reading for courses in planning, public administration, policy studies, and disaster management.