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CLIMATE CHANGE AND IMPACTS IN THE PACIFIC

9783030328801 ::  CLIMATE CHANGE AND IMPACTS IN THE PACIFIC
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9783030328801

Collection:SPRINGER CLIMATE
Publisher:SPRINGER NATURE
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Language:INGLES
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<P></P><P>THIS EDITED VOLUME ADDRESSES THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON PACIFIC ISLANDS, AND PRESENTS DATABASES AND INDEXES FOR ASSESSING AND ADAPTING TO ISLAND VULNERABILITIES. BY ANALYZING SUSCEPTIBILITY VARIABLES, DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE VULNERABILITY INDEXES, AND APPLYING GIS TECHNIQUES, THE BOOK'S AUTHORS DEMONSTRATE THE PARTICULAR ISSUES PRESENTED BY CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC REGION, AND HOW THESE ISSUES MAY BE&NBSP;MANAGED&NBSP;TO PRESERVE AND IMPROVE BIODIVERSITY AND HUMAN LIVELIHOODS.&NBSP;</P>THE BOOK FIRST INTRODUCES THE ISSUES SPECIFIC TO ISLAND COMMUNITIES,&NBSP;SUCH AS HIGH EMISSIONS IMPACTS, AND DISCUSSES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE LITHOLOGICAL TRAITS OF PACIFIC ISLANDS AND HOW THESE PHYSICAL FACTORS RELATE TO CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS. FROM HERE, THE BOOK AIMS TO ANALYZE THE VARIOUS VULNERABILITIES OF DIFFERENT ISLAND SECTORS, AND TO FORMULATE A SUSCEPTIBILITY INDEX FROM THESE VARIABLES TO BE USED BY GOVERNMENT AND PLANNING AGENCIES FOR RELIEF PRIORITIZATION. SUCH VARIABLES INCLUDE TROPICAL CYCLONES, BUILT INFRASTRUCTURES, PROXIMITY TO COASTAL AREAS, AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES, GROUNDWATER AVAILABILITY, BIODIVERSITY, AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS ON INDUSTRIES SUCH AS TOURISM. THROUGH THE CATEGORIZATION AND INDEXING OF THESE VARIABLES, HUMAN AND PHYSICAL ADAPTATION MEASURES ARE PROPOSED, AND SUPPORT SOLUTIONS ARE OFFERED TO AID THE INHABITANTS OF AFFECTED ISLAND COUNTRIES. THIS BOOK IS INTENDED FOR POLICY MAKERS, ACADEMICS, AND CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCHERS, PARTICULARLY THOSE DEALING WITH CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON SMALL ISLANDS.<P></P><BR><P></P>

<P>CHAPTER1. CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.- CHAPTER2. ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC – SETTINGS, DISTRIBUTION, CLASSIFICATION.- CHAPTER3 CLIMATE CHANGE SCENARIOS AND PROJECTIONS FOR THE PACIFIC.-CHAPTER4. COMPARISON OF THE PHYSICAL SUSCEPTIBILITY OF PACIFIC ISLANDS TO RISKS POTENTIALLY ASSOCIATED WITH VARIABILITY IN WEATHER AND CLIMATE.- CHAPTER5 DOWNSCALING FROM WHOLE ISLAND TO AN ISLAND-COAST ASSESSMENT OF COASTAL LANDFORM SUSCEPTIBILITY TO METOCEAN CHANGE IN THE PACIFIC.- CHAPTER6. A REVIEW OF SOUTH PACIFIC TROPICAL CYCLONES: IMPACTS OF NATURAL CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE.- CHAPTER7. IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON COASTAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE PACIFIC.- CHAPTER 8 POPULATION DISTRIBUTION IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS, PROXIMITY TO COASTAL AREAS, AND RISKS.- CHAPTER9. AGRICULTURE UNDER A CHANGING CLIMATE.- CHAPTER10. IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON MARINE RESOURCES IN THE PACIFIC ISLAND REGION.- CHAPTER11. FRESHWATER AVAILABILITY UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE.- CHAPTER12. CLIMATE CHANGE AND IMPACTS ON BIODIVERSITY ON SMALL ISLANDS.- CHAPTER13. ECONOMIC IMPACTS AND IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE PACIFIC.- CHAPTER14. ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE: CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES.</P>

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