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Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 5, NUMBER 7, JULY 1992
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
IMPACTS OF CHANGE
Climate Variability, Climate Change and Fisheries, M.H. Glantz,
Ed., 440 pp., 1992, $59.95 (Cambridge).
Addresses the potential implications of global warming on fisheries and the
societies that depend on them, through 15 integrated case studies from around
the globe, presented by an interdisciplinary group of researchers. Uses the "forecasting
by analogy" approach, which draws on experiences from the recent past in
coping with impacts of regional fluctuations in the abundance or availability of
living marine resources.
Mountain World in Danger: Climate Change in the Forests and Mountains
of Europe, S. Nilsson, D. Pitt, 196 pp., 1991 (Earthscan).
Published through Earthscan for Alp Action, the Bellerive Foundation and the
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, this book draws on a
variety of scientific contributors to summarize probable future scenarios and
the responses they demand on the international, regional and local scales. Aimed
at decision makers, scientists, the interested public and others.
Spring Fever, P. Gates, 248 pp., 1991, £14.99 (Harper
Examines the effect of global warming on the flora and fauna of Britain, and
related changes such as implications of the widespread cultivation of biomass
fuel sources. Reviewed by F. Pearce in New Scientist, p. 47, May 2,
Rio Grande Basin Global Climate Change Scenarios, W. Stone et
al., Eds. (New Mexico Water Resour. Res. Inst., Las Cruces, N.M.), 127 pp., June
1991. NTIS: PB92-106293; $26.
Proceedings of a workshop/conference (Albuquerque, N.M., June 1990).
Contents include approaches to the regional problem, information and research
needs, organizational, political and funding perspectives.
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations