Earth and Planetary Sciences » Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences

Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects

Edited by Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand, ISBN 978-953-307-411-5, 468 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published September 09, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1511
Edited Volume

This book shows some of the socio-economic impacts of climate change according to different estimates of the current or estimated global warming. A series of scientific and experimental research projects explore the impacts of climate change and browse the techniques to evaluate the related impacts. These 23 chapters provide a good overview of the different changes impacts that already have been detected in several regions of the world. They are part of an introduction to the researches being done around the globe in connection with this topic. However, climate change is not just an academic issue important only to scientists and environmentalists; it also has direct implications on various ecosystems and technologies.

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