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Climate change assessmentsAuthor(s): Linda A. Joyce
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Climate Change Resource Center. Online: http://www.fs.fed.us/ccrc/topics/assessments.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe science associated with climate and its effects on ecosystems, economies, and social systems is developing rapidly. Climate change assessments can serve as an important synthesis of this science and provide the information and context for management and policy decisions on adaptation and mitigation. This topic paper describes the variety of climate change assessments, their motivations, contents, and their scientific review processes.
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CitationJoyce, Linda A. 2008. Climate change assessments. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Climate Change Resource Center. Online: http://www.fs.fed.us/ccrc/topics/assessments.
Keywordsclimate change, assessments
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