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North By 2020

Author : Amy Lauren Lovecraft
ISBN : 9781602231429
Genre : Business & Economics
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Originating from a series of workshops held at the Alaska Forum of the Fourth International Polar Year, this interdisciplinary volume addresses a host of current concerns regarding the ecology and rapid transformation of the arctic. Concentrating on the most important linked social-ecological systems, including fresh water, marine resources, and oil and gas development, this volume explores opportunities for sustainable development from a variety of perspectives, among them social sciences, natural and applied sciences, and the arts. Individual chapters highlight expressions of climate change in dance, music, and film, as well as from an indigenous knowledge–based perspective.

Anthropology And Climate Change

Author : Susan A. Crate
ISBN : 9781315530314
Genre : Social Science
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The first edition of Anthropology and Climate Change (2009) pioneered the study of climate change through the lens of anthropology, covering the relation between human cultures and the environment from prehistoric times to the present. This second, heavily revised edition brings the material on this rapidly changing field completely up to date, with major scholars from around the world mapping out trajectories of research and issuing specific calls for action. The new edition introduces new “foundational” chapters—laying out what anthropologists know about climate change today, new theoretical and practical perspectives, insights gleaned from sociology, and international efforts to study and curb climate change—making the volume a perfect introductory textbook; presents a series of case studies—both new case studies and old ones updated and viewed with fresh eyes—with the specific purpose of assessing climate trends; provides a close look at how climate change is affecting livelihoods, especially in the context of economic globalization and the migration of youth from rural to urban areas; expands coverage to England, the Amazon, the Marshall Islands, Tanzania, and Ethiopia; re-examines the conclusions and recommendations of the first volume, refining our knowledge of what we do and do not know about climate change and what we can do to adapt.

Oceans And Marine Resources In A Changing Climate

Author : Roger Griffis
ISBN : 9781610914802
Genre : Science
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Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate is the result of a collaboration among numerous local, state, federal, and nongovernmental agencies to develop a comprehensive, state of the art look at the effects of climate change on the oceans and marine ecosystems under U.S. jurisdiction. This book provides an assessment of scientific knowledge of the current and projected impacts of climate change and ocean acidification on the physical, chemical, and biological components and human uses of marine ecosystems under U.S. jurisdiction. It also provides assessment of the international implications for the U.S. due to climate impacts on ocean ecosystems and of efforts to prepare for and adapt to climate and acidification impacts on ocean ecosystem, including · Climate-Driven Physical and Chemical Changes in Marine Ecosystems · Impacts of Climate Change on Marine Organisms · Impacts of Climate Change on Human Uses of the Ocean · International Implications of Climate Change · Ocean Management Challenges, Adaptation Approaches, and Opportunities in a Changing Climate · Sustaining the Assessment of Climate Impacts on Oceans and Marine Resources Rich in science and case studies, it examines the latest climate change impacts, scenarios, vulnerabilities, and adaptive capacity and offers decision makers and stakeholders a substantial basis from which to make informed choices that will affect the well-being of the region’s inhabitants in the decades to come.

Agroborealis

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ISBN : MINN:31951P01185443T
Genre : Agriculture
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Governance R Umlicher Wettbewerbseinheiten

Author : Frieda Raich
ISBN : 9783835094451
Genre : Law
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Auf der Grundlage der politischen Steuerungstheorie untersucht Frieda Raich die Besonderheiten der Steuerung räumlicher Wettbewerbseinheiten auf regionaler Ebene und zeigt Ansatzpunkte für eine wettbewerbsfähige Entwicklung regionaler Räume auf.

Unsere Gemeinsame Zukunft

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The Oxford Companion To Global Change

Author : David Cuff
ISBN : UCSC:32106019816211
Genre : Science
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In recent years, global change has become increasingly important in technological, ecological and political spheres. This companion examines the environmental events of recent times, and investigates long-term trends as well as broader issues of global change.

Modeling And Simulation

Author : Hartmut Bossel
ISBN : 9783663108221
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book is the the English Language Version of the very successful German textbook, "Modellbildung und Simulation". It provides a self-contained and complete guide to the methods and mathematical background of modeling and simulation software of dynamic systems. Furthermore, an appropriate simulation software and a collection of dynamic system models (on the accompanying disk) are highlights of the book/software-Package.Dies ist die englischsprachige Ausgabe des sehr erfolgreichen Lehrbuches "Modellbildung und Simulation". Geboten wird eine vollständige Einführung in die Methoden der Simulation dynamischer Systeme, wobei auch der notwendige mathematische Hintergrund vermittelt wird. Außerdem ist eine Simulationssoftware Bestandteil des Werkes; auf der beiliegenden Diskette befinden sich ferner 50 Beispielsysteme ("Systemzoo"), die zur spielerischen Einübung der verwendeten Verfahren hilfreich sind.

Modellbildung Und Simulation

Author : Hartmut Bossel
ISBN : 9783322836588
Genre : Computers
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Oberammergauer Passionspiel

Author : Ferdinand Rosner
ISBN : 1482711451
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Ferdinand Rosner: Oberammergauer Passionspiel. Bitteres Leyden, Obsiegender Todt, und Glorreiche Auferstehung des Eingefleischten Sohn Gottes Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch Berliner Ausgabe, 2013 Vollständiger, durchgesehener Neusatz mit einer Biographie des Autors bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger Entstanden 1749-1750. Erstdruck: Leipzig (Hiersemann), herausgegeben von Otto Mausser, 1934. Uraufführung wahrscheinlich 1750, Oberammergau. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Bitteres Leiden, Oberammergauer Passionspiel, Text von 1750. Verfasst von Pater Ferdinand Rosner O.S.B., herausgegeben von Otto Mausser, Leipzig: Verlag Karl W. Hiersemann, 1934. Herausgeber der Reihe: Michael Holzinger Reihengestaltung: Viktor Harvion Umschlaggestaltung unter Verwendung des Bildes: Meister der Darmstädter Passion: Kreuztragung, 1440

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