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Title Climate variability, predictability and climate risks : a European perspective / edited by Heinz Wanner [and others] (NCCR Climate).
Imprint Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, 2006.

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Subject Climatic changes -- Europe.
Alt Name Wanner, Heinz.
National Centres of Competence in Research (Switzerland)
Description 1 online resource (162 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book provides an integrated assessment of issues related to climate variability and change, predictability and risks. The book deals with both the technical aspects of variability and (abrupt) climate change and the agricultural and economical impacts and consequences.
Contents Introduction: Climate Variability, Predictability, and Climate Risks: A European Perspective (H. Wanner, M. Grosjean, R. Rothlisberger, E. Xoplaki) -- Climate Variability -- Observations, Reconstructions, and Model Simulations for the Atlantic-European and Alpine region from 1500-2100 AD (C.C. Raible, C. Casty, J. Luterbacher, A. Pauling, J. Esper, D.C. Frank, U. Buntgen, A.C. Roeschz, P. Tschuck, M. Wild, P.-L. Vidale, C. Schar, H. Wanner) -- Challenges posed by and Approaches to the study of Seasonal-to-Decadal Climate Variability (C. Schwierz, C. Appenzeller, H.C. Davies, M.A. Liniger, W. Muller, T.F. Stocker, M. Yoshimori) -- Global Warming and the Summertime Evapotranspiration Regime of the Alpine Region (P. Calanca, A. Rosch, K. Jasper, M. Wild) -- Climate Risks and their Impact on Agriculture and Forests in Switzerland (J. Fuhrer, M. Beniston, A. Fischlin, Ch. Frei, S. Goyette, K. Jasper, Ch. Pfister) -- The Coupling of Optimal Economic Growth and Climate Dynamics (O. Bahn, L. Drouet, N.R. Edwards, A. Haurie, R. Knutti, S. Kypreos, T.F. Stoker, J.-P. Vial) -- Modeling Endogenous Learning and Imperfect Competition Effects in Climate Change Economics (L. Viguier, L. Barreto, A. Haurie, S. Kypreos, P. Rafaj) -- Economics of Climate Policy and Collective Decision Making (B. Burgenmeier, A. Baranzini, C. Ferrier, C. Germond-Duret, K. Ingold, S. Perret, P. Rafaj, S. Kypreos, A. Wokaun).
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402057144
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4020-5714-4
OCLC # 209946571
Additional Format Print version: Climate variability, predictability and climate risks. Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, 2006 140205713X 9781402057137 (DLC) 2007464057 (OCoLC)137228735

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