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Title Assessment of climate change for the Baltic Sea Basin / the BACC author team
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 473 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series Regional climate studies
Regional climate studies.
Contents Front Matter; Introduction and Summary; Past and Current Climate Change; Projections of Future Anthropogenic Climate Change; Climate-related Change in Terrestrial and Freshwater Ecosystems; Climate-related Marine Ecosystem Change; Back Matter
Summary "This book offers an up-to-date overview of the latest scientific findings in regional climate research on the Baltic Sea Basin, including climate changes in the recent past, climate projections up until 2100 using the most sophisticated regional climate models available, and an assessment of climate change impacts on terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems. The authors demonstrate that the regional climate has already started to change, and will continue do so - projections show that the region will become considerably warmer and wetter in some parts, but dryer in others. Terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems have already shown adjustments to increased temperatures, and are expected to face further changes in the near future."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Climatic changes -- Baltic Sea Region
Climatic changes -- Baltic Sea Region -- Forecasting
Climatic changes -- Risk assessment -- Baltic Sea Region
Form Electronic book
Author BALTEX Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin
LC no. 2007938497
ISBN 354072785X (hbk.)
3540727868
6611216464
9783540727859 (hbk.)
9783540727866
9786611216467