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Climate Impacts on Extreme Weather: Current to Future Changes on a Local to Global Scale

Editat de Victor Ongoma, Hossein Tabari
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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 23 Jun 2022
Climate Impacts on Extreme Weather: Current to Future Changes on a Local to Global Scale presents fundamentals and advances in the science of weather and climate extremes, building on the existing knowledge by using regional and global case studies. The book provides an analysis of historical and future changes, physical processes, measurements, space-time variability, socioeconomic impact, and risk management. It provides policy makers, researchers and students working in climate change with a thorough reference for understanding the diverse impacts of extreme weather and climate change on varying geographic scales. With contributions from experts across the globe, the book utilizes methods, case studies, modeling, and analysis to present valuable, up-to-date knowledge about the interaction of climate change, weather and the many implications of the changing environment.


  • Offers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of climate research related to extremes
  • Includes both regional and global case studies for applying research to practice, providing a deeper understanding of the science
  • Presents both observed and projected findings using primary research and models
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780323884563
ISBN-10: 0323884563
Pagini: 300
Dimensiuni: 191 x 235 mm
Greutate: 0.87 kg
Editura: ELSEVIER SCIENCE

Public țintă

Researchers and graduate students in climate change

Cuprins

1. Understanding Weather and Climate Extremes 2. The Role of Climate Datasets in Understanding Climate Extremes 3. Advances in Weather and Climate Extremes 4. Uncertainties in daily rainfall over West Africa: Assessment of Gridded Products 5. Features of Regional Indian Monsoon Rainfall Extremes 6. Historical Changes in Maximum Precipitation Events over Iran 7. Intensification of precipitation extremes in the United States under global warming 8. Historical changes in Hydroclimatic Extreme events over Europe 9. Meteorological Droughts in Semi-arid Eastern Kenya 10. Drought across East Africa under Climate Variability 11. Revisiting the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa 12. Impacts of Climate Extremes over Arctic and Antarctic 13. The Degradation of the Amazon Rainforest: Regional and Global Climate Implications 14. Farmers' Perceptions of Climate Hazards and Coping Mechanisms in Fiji 15. People’s Management of Risks from Extreme Weather Events in the Pacific Island Region 16. Management of Extreme Hydrological Events