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Author Hannah, Lee Jay
Title Climate change biology / Lee Hannah
Imprint Burlington, MA : Academic Press, c2011
ISBN 9780123741820
book jacket
 LS TIGP Reference  R QC981.8.C5 H243c 2011    LIB USE ONLY    30150100357398
Descript xi, 402 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-392) and index
Section 1 Introduction : A new discipline : climate change biology -- The climate system and climate change -- Section 2 The impacts of human induced climate change : Species range shifts -- Phenology : changes in timing of biological events due to climate change -- Ecosystem change -- Section 3 Lessons from the past : Past terrestrial response -- Past marine ecosystem changes -- Past freshwater changes -- Extinctions -- Section 4 Looking to the future : Insights from experimentation -- Modeling species and ecosystem response -- Estimating extinction risk from climate change -- Section 5 Implications for conservation : Adaptation of conservation strategies -- Connectivity and landscape management -- Species management -- Section 6 Finding solutions, international policy and action : Mitigation : reducing greenhouse gas emissions, sinks, and solutions -- Extinction risks from climate change solutions -- Assessing risks, designing solutions
Subject Climatic changes
Natural resources
Environmental impact analysis
Protected areas
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