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Titel: Asian Change in the Context of Global ...
Verlag: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press
Zustand: Very Good
363p green hardback with illustrated cover and white lettering, as new, pages clean with maps and charts throughout, very good, this title was published in the series International Geosphere-Biosphere Publication Series. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 73142
Inhaltsangabe: Nearly two-thirds of the world's population lives in Asia, and many countries in that region are currently undergoing very rapid industrial, agricultural and economic development. The Framework Convention on Climate Change constrains developed countries with regard to their future emissions of greenhouse gases, but recognises the special needs of developing countries. There is growing appreciation of the ways in which developing countries in the Asian region both contribute to global changes (by altering biogeochemical pathways and cycles) and are themselves affected by those changes. This volume uses the intellectual efforts and findings of the IGBP community to provide the first integrated analysis of the interactions between global change and Asian change, with particular attention given to the role of China. The book will be of interest to readers in a wide range of academic disciplines (natural sciences and socio-economic) and for those involved in national and international policy development relevant to global change.
Rezension: 'Chapters are self-contained, well illustrated, data rich, and well edited. The book is recommended for both the general scientific reader and the specialist who wishes to learn more about biochemical processes in Asia.' Ronald L. Sass, Environment
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