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Author Global Environmental Change: Challenges for Science and Society in South-Eastern Europe (2008 : Sofia, Bulgaria)

Title Global Environmental Change: Challenges to Science and Society in Southeastern Europe : Selected Papers presented in the International Conference held 19-21 May 2008 in Sofia Bulgaria / Vesselin Alexandrov [and others], editors
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010
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Contents Note continued: 18. Moldovia's Challenge in the Face of Surface Water Resource Changes / Igor G. Sirodoev -- 19. Long-Term Trends of Lead-210 Concentrations in the Ground-Level Air in Finland and Bulgaria / Juha Hatakka -- pt. V From Global to Local and Vice Versa -- 20. Drought Management Centre for South Eastern Europe / Andreja Susnik -- 21. Role of Local Communities in Revising National Action Programs to Mitigate Drought, and Prevent and Combat Desertification: Lessons from Romania / Ciprian Pahontu -- 22. Strengthening Capacities in Western Balkan Countries to Address Environmental Problems Through Remediation of High Priority Hot Spots / Sladan Maslac -- 23. Pilot Training Programme for Integration of Global Environmental Concerns into the Regional and Spatial Planning Process in Bulgaria / Nataliya Dimitrova-Popova
Summary This book comprises selected papers presented during the International Conference Global Environmental Change: Challenges for Science and Society in South-Eastern Europe held 19-21 May 2008 in Sofia, Bulgaria
The conference goal was to assess recent knowledge on global environmental change and related impacts in countries of the Balkan and neighboring southeastern European region. The focus on this region is due to the present sensitivity to global change and the anticipated increased sensitivity in the future
The intention of this volume is to provide an updated summary of the Conference presentations which are aimed at a wide audience of readers including, university teachers, researchers, decision-makers of different administrative units, managers of relevant companies. Global Environmental Change: Challenges for Science and Society in South-Eastern Europe begins with and Introduction and four keynote chapters giving a more general perspective of the conference topics. The chapters encompass results from studies on climate change, land use change, changes in the carbon and water cycles, air quality, etc. Beyond the work of scientists and actions of governments, civil society has a major stake in dealing with environmental changes including actions to address, resulting impacts and to exploit new opportunities. --Book Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Climatic changes -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- Balkan Peninsula -- Congresses.
Land use -- Congresses.
Land use -- Balkan Peninsula -- Congresses.
Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry) -- Congresses.
Hydrologic cycle -- Congresses.
Balkan Peninsula -- Environmental conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Alexandrov, Vesselin.
LC no. 2010922795
ISBN 9048186951