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Title Ecological impacts of climate change / Committee on Ecological impacts of Climate Change, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2008.

Subject Aquatic ecology -- Climatic factors -- United States.
Climatic changes.
Climatic changes -- Risk assessment -- United States.
Global warming.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Ecological Impacts of Climate Change.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 57 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 41-51).
Summary The world's climate is changing, and it will continue to change throughout the 21st century and beyond. Rising temperatures, new precipitation patterns, and other changes are already affecting many aspects of human society and the natural world. In this book, the National Research Council provides a broad overview of the ecological impacts of climate change, and a series of examples of impacts of different kinds. The book was written as a basis for a forthcoming illustrated booklet, designed to provide the public with accurate scientific information on this important subject.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Introduction -- Documented Current Ecological Impacts of Climate Change -- Examples of Ecological Impacts of Climate Change in the United States -- Lessons from the Distant Past -- Impacts of Future Climate Changes -- REFERENCES AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING -- Appendix A The Committee on Ecological Impacts of Climate Change -- Appendix B Committee on Ecological Impacts of Climate Change Member Biographies
ISBN 9780309127110 (electronic bk.)
0309127114 (electronic bk.)
0309127106 (pbk.)
9780309127103 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786611972875
OCLC # 310849151
Additional Format Print version: Ecological impacts of climate change. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2008 0309127106 9780309127103 (OCoLC)294935748.


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