Climate Extremes and Their Implications for Impact and Risk Assessment

Written By Jana Sillmann
Climate Extremes and Their Implications for Impact and Risk Assessment
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 November 2019
  • ISBN : 0128148969
  • Pages : 376 pages
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Download or read book entitled Climate Extremes and Their Implications for Impact and Risk Assessment by author: Jana Sillmann which was release on 19 November 2019 and published by Elsevier with total page 376 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Climate extremes often imply significant impacts on human and natural systems, and these extreme events are anticipated to be among the potentially most harmful consequences of a changing climate. However, while extreme event impacts are increasingly recognized, methodologies to address such impacts and the degree of our understanding and prediction capabilities vary widely among different sectors and disciplines. Moreover, traditional climate extreme indices and large-scale multi-model intercomparisons that are used for future projections of extreme events and associated impacts often fall short in capturing the full complexity of impact systems. Climate Extremes and Their Implications for Impact and Risk Assessment describes challenges, opportunities and methodologies for the analysis of the impacts of climate extremes across various sectors to support their impact and risk assessment. It thereby also facilitates cross-sectoral and cross-disciplinary discussions and exchange among climate and impact scientists. The sectors covered include agriculture, terrestrial ecosystems, human health, transport, conflict, and more broadly covering the human-environment nexus. The book concludes with an outlook on the need for more transdisciplinary work and international collaboration between scientists and practitioners to address emergent risks and extreme events towards risk reduction and strengthened societal resilience. Provides an overview about past, present and future changes in climate and weather extremes and how to connect that knowledge to impact and risk assessment under global warming Presents different approaches to assess societal-relevant impacts and risk of climate and weather extremes, including compound events, and the complexity of risk cascades and the interconnectedness of societal risk Features applications across a diversity of sectors, including agriculture, health, ecosystem services and urban transport

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0128148969
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