February 28, 2007
GCRIO Program Overview
Our extensive collection of documents.
Archives of the
Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 9, NUMBER 7, JULY 1996
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
IMPACTS OF CLIMATE AND UV
Climate Change and
Plants in East Asia, K. Omasa, K. Kai et al., ca 248 pp., 1996, $117
Examines the probable climate changes caused by increased concentrations of
greenhouse gases. Shows the importance of analyzing local field data on
microclimates, soil environments, snow cover, and productivity of mountain
vegetation. Also looks at the effects on rice yield from controlled-environment
Climate Change and
World Food Security (NATO ASI Ser. I, Vol. 37), T.E. Downing, Ed., 670 pp.,
1996, $299 (Springer).
Reviews climate fluctuations and the change in food production, trends in
world food security, and adaptive responses. Makes predictions of factors such
as the incidence and distribution of hunger over the next few decades; the risk
and global impacts of climate change on agricultural systems; and the
vulnerability of and threats to sustainable agriculture.
Proceedings of the
International Conference on Ozone Depletion and Ultraviolet Radiation: Preparing
for the Impacts, K.C. Heidorn, B. Torrie, Eds., 1995, $US35 (Skies).
Consists of papers presented at the opening plenary session of the 1994
conference organized by the publisher. Experts on ozone depletion and
ultraviolet radiation discussed the question: how deep will the burning go?
Implications of Climate Change in Britain, M. Parry, R. Duncan, Eds., 208
pp., 1995, £14.95 (Earthscan).
Contains papers from IPCC experts on the projected impacts of global warming
and sea level rise on various sectors of the British economy, including
agriculture and finance.
Human Ecology and
Climate Change: People and Resources in the Far North, D.L. Peterson, D.R.
Johnson, Eds., 1995, $49.95 (Taylor & Francis).
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations