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Main Title Frontiers in understanding climate change and polar ecosystems : report of a workshop /
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 720640005
ISBN 9780309210874; 0309210879
Subjects Climatic changes--Congresses ; Ecosystem management--Polar regions--Congresses ; Biodiversity--Climatic factors--Polar regions--Congresses ; Biotic communities--Climatic factors--Polar regions--Congresses ; Climatic changes--Environmental aspects--Congresses
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QC903.2.A68F76 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/31/2012
Collation x, 76 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 49-55).
Contents Notes 1. Introduction: Workshop themes; Plenary presentations: recent insights in polar ecosystem science -- 2. Frontier Questions In Climate Change And Polar Ecosystems: Will a rapidly shrinking cryosphere tip polar ecosystems into new states?; What are the key polar ecosystem processes that will be the "First Responders" to climate forcing?; What are the bi-directional gateways and feedbacks between the poles and the global climate system?; How is climate change altering biodiversity in Polar regions and what will be the regional and global impacts?; How will increases in human activities intensify ecosystem impacts in the Polar regions? -- 3. Methods And Technologies To Address The Frontier Questions: Emerging technologies; Sustained long-term observations; Data synthesis and management; Science-to-society interface: data dissemination and outreach -- 4. Final Thoughts -- Appendixes: A. Workshop agenda & statement of task; B. Plenary abstracts; C. Participants; D. Biographical sketches of committee members.
Place Published Washington, D.C.
Access Notes Also available in Open Book format via the National Academies Press home page.
Corporate Au Added Ent National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for the Workshop on Frontiers in Understanding Climate Change and Polar Ecosystems.; National Research Council (U.S.). Polar Research Board.
PUB Date Free Form c2011
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2011284202
Merged OCLC records 711520936; 842520850
OCLC Time Stamp 20121228110304
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 03003cam 2200421 a 45020