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Adapting to a changing environment [electronic resource] : confronting the consequences of climate change / Tim R. McClanahan and Joshua E. Cinner.

Author/Creator:
McClanahan, T. R.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (206 p.)
Subjects:
Climatic changes.
Global environmental change.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This title provides tools and a theoretical framework for governments and managers to understand and confront the consequences of climate change. Focusing on coral reefs and the societies that depend on them, the authors examine potential problems and solutions.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; 1. Climate Change, Resources, and Human Adaptation; 2. The Global Context of Marine Fisheries; 3. Climate Change and Oceanography; 4. Climate Change and the Resilience of Coral Reefs; 5. Climate Change and Coral Reef Fishes and Fisheries; 6. Vulnerability of Coastal Communities; 7. Coastal Communities' Responses to Disturbance ; 8. Linking Social, Ecological, and Environmental Systems; 9. Building Adaptive Capacity; 10. Managing Ecosystems for Change; 11. Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change; Bibliography; Index; A; B
CD; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on Jan. 19, 2012).
Contributor:
Cinner, Joshua E., 1972-
ISBN:
1-283-42346-4
0-19-987709-2
9786613423467
OCLC:
773828467
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