Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific
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Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific : Manila, Philippines, 15-19 January 1996

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PREFACE ix ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xi L. AMADORE, W. C. BOLHOFER, R. V. CRUZ, R. B. FEIR, C. A. FREYSINGER, S. GUILL, K. F. JALAL, A IGLESIAS, A. JOSE, S. LEATHERMAN, S. LENHART, S. MUKHER- JEE, J. B. SMITH, and J. WISNIEWSKII Climate Change Vulnerability and Adap- tion in Asia and the Pacific: Workshop Summary 1-12 A. IGLESIAS, LlN ERDA, and C. ROSENZWEIG I Climate Change in Asia: A Review of the Vulnerability and Adaption of Crop Production 13-27 I. AMIEN, P. REJEKININGRUM, A. PRAMUDIA, and E. SUSANTII Effects of Interannual Climate Variability and Climate Change on Rice Yield in Java, Indonesia 29-39 R. D. BUAN, AR. MAGLlNAO, P. P. EVANGELISTA, and B. G. PAJUELAS I Vulnerability of Rice and Corn to Climate Change in the Philippines 41-51 Z. KARIM, S. G. HUSSAIN, and M. AHMED I Assessing Impacts of Climatic Variations on Foodgrain Production in Bangladesh 53-62 LlN ERDA I Agricultural Vulnerability and Adaptation to Global Warming in China 63-73 WANG JINGHUA and LlN ERDA I The Impacts of Potential Climate Change and Climate Variability on Simulated Maize Production in China 75-85 M. A. WIJERATNE I Vulnerability of Sri Lanka Tea Production to Global Climate Change 87-94 B. BOLORTSETSEG and G. TUVAANSUREN I The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Pasture and Cattle Production in Mongolia 95-105 K. BOONPRAGOB and J. SANTISIRISOMBOON I Modeling Potential Changes of Forest Area in Thailand under Climate Change 107-117 K. 1. KOBAK, I. YE. TURCHINOVICH, N. YU. KONDRASHEVA, E. -D. SCHULZE, W.
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  • Hardback | 249 pages
  • 164 x 238 x 20mm | 539.77g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Reprinted from WATER, AIR, & SOIL POLLUTION, 92:1-2, 1996
  • 2 Illustrations, color; 21 Illustrations, black and white; XI, 249 p. 23 illus., 2 illus. in color.
  • 0792342046
  • 9780792342045

Table of contents

Foreword. Preface. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific: Workshop Summary; L. Amadore, et al. Climate Change in Asia: A Review of the Vulnerability and Adaptation of Crop Production; A. Iglesias, et al. Effects of Interannual Climate Variability and Climate Change on Rice Yield in Java, Indonesia; I. Amien, et al. Vulnerability of Rice and Corn to Climate Change in the Philippines; R.D. Buan, et al. Assessing Impacts of Climatic Variations on Foodgrain Production in Bangladesh; Z. Karim, et al. Agricultural Vulnerability and Adaptation to Global Warming in China; Lin Erda. The Impacts of Potential Climate Change and Climate Variability on Simulated Maize Production in China; Wang Jinghua, Lin Erda. Vulnerability of Sri Lanka Tea Production to Global Climate Change; M.A. Wijeratne. The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Pasture and Cattle Production in Mongolia; B. Bolortsetseg, G. Tuvaansuren. Modeling Potential Changes of Forest Area in Thailand under Climate Change; K. Boonpragob, J. Santisirisomboon. Vulnerability and Adaptation of the Larch Forest in Eastern Siberia to Climate Change; K.I. Kobak, et al. Potential Impact of Global Climate Change on Forest Distribution in Sri Lanka; S. Somaratne, A.H. Dhanapala. Potential Impacts of Sea Level Rise on the Coastal Resources of Manila Bay: A Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment; R.T. Perez, et al. Shoreline Stabilization Approaches in Response to Sea Level Rise: U.S. Experience and Implications for Pacific Island and Asian Nations; S.P. Leatherman. Tropical Cyclones and Coastal Inundation under Enhanced Greenhouse Conditions; A.B. Pittock, et al. Vulnerability of Bangladesh to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise through Tropical Cyclones and Storm Surges; A. Ali. Vulnerability and Adaptation of Hong Kong to Weather-Induced Hazards under Climate Change Conditions; A.M. Jose, et al. Vulnerability of Freshwater Resources to Climate Change in the Tropical Pacific Region; G.A. Meehl. Integrated Model Systems for National Assessments of the Effects of Climate Change: Applications in New Zealand and Bangladesh; R.A. Warrick, et al. A Process for Evaluating Anticipatory Adaptation Measures for Climate Change; J.B. Smith, et al. Workshop Participants. Author Index. Key Word Index.
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