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Author Wall, Ellen
Title Farming in a Changing Climate : Agricultural Adaptation in Canada
Imprint Vancouver : UBC Press, 1997
©2007
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Descript 1 online resource (289 pages)
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Series Sustainability and the Environment Series
Sustainability and the Environment Series
Note Intro -- Contents -- Figures and Tables -- Abbreviations -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part 1: Research Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Impact-Based Approach -- 3 Context-Based Approach -- 4 Process-Based Approach -- Part 2: Impact-Based Studies -- 5 Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture in Eastern Canada -- 6 Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture in the Prairies -- 7 Agricultural Water Supply in the Okanagan Basin: Using Climate Change Scenarios to Inform Dialogue and Planning Processes -- Part 3: Context-Based Studies -- 8 Climate Change Adaptation in a Wider Context: Conceptualizing Multiple Risks in Primary Agriculture -- 9 Biophysical and Socio-Economic Stressors for Agriculture in the Canadian Prairies -- 10 Institutional Capacity for Agriculture in the South Saskatchewan River Basin -- 11 The Perception of Risk to Agriculture and Climatic Variability in Québec: Implications for Farmer Adaptation to Climatic Variability and Change -- Part 4: Process-Based Studies -- 12 Comparing Apples and Grapes: Farm-Level Vulnerability to Climate Variability and Change -- 13 Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Risks in Southwestern Ontario Farming Systems -- 14 Community-Based Watershed Management as an Agricultural Adaptation to Climatic Extremes in the Canadian Prairies -- 15 Household Access to Capital and Its Influence on Climate-Related Rural Population Change: Lessons from the Dust Bowl Years -- Part 5: Conclusions -- 16 Policy Implications: Panellists' Comments -- 17 Climate Change Adaptation Research and Policy for Canadian Agriculture -- References -- Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wall, Ellen Farming in a Changing Climate : Agricultural Adaptation in Canada Vancouver : UBC Press,c1997 9780774813938
Subject Crops and climate -- Canada.;Crops and climate -- Methodology.;Agricultural ecology -- Canada.;Agriculture and state -- Canada.;Agriculture -- Management -- Canada
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Alt Author Smit, Barry
Wandel, Johanna
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