committee On Global Change Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0309040892, 9780309040891
Authors: committee On Global Change, National Research Council
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Keywords: papers, forum, future, common, change, global
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Global Change and Our Common Future includes 22 edited presentations from the Forum on Global Change and Our Common Future. The Forum, sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, and Sigma Xi, was organized to inform the public about the changes occurring in the global environment and the implications for public poli......
ISBN: 030904328X, 9780309043281
Authors: Committee On Global Change, National Research Council
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Keywords: assessment, plans, program, research, change, global
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Download free ebook: The U.s. Global Change Research Program:an Assessment Of The Fy 1991 Plans......
ISBN: 0309043484, 9780309043489
Authors: committee On Global Change, National Research Council
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Keywords: research, program, change, global, strategies
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This book recommends research priorities and scientific approaches for global change research. It addresses the scientific approaches for documenting global change, developing integrated earth system models, and conducting focused studies to improve understanding of global change on topics such as earth system history and human sources of global change.......
ISBN: 0309064082, 9780309064088
Authors: committee On The Human Dimensions Of Global Change, National Research Council
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Keywords: social, science, sensing, remote, pixels, linking, people
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Space-based sensors are giving us an ever-closer and more comprehensive look at the earth's surface; they also have the potential to tell us about human activity. This volume examines the possibilities for using remote sensing technology to improve understanding of social processes and human-environment interactions. Examples include deforestation and regrowth in Brazil, population-environment int......
ISBN: 0309158710, 9780309158718
Author: Committee On Indicators For Understanding Global Climate Change; National Research Council
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Keywords: human, earth, systems, intersection, metrics, climate, change, impacts, monitoring
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The stresses associated with climate change are expected to be felt keenly as human population grows to a projected 9 billion by the middle of this century, increasing the demand for resources and supporting infrastructure. Therefore, information to assess vulnerabilities to climate change is needed to support policies and investments designed to increase resilience in human and Earth systems. T......
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