Research Strategies for the U.S. Global Change Research Program

Research Strategies for the U.S. Global Change Research Program

By: Committee on Global Change (author), National Research Council (author), Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (author), Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications (author)Paperback

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This book recommends research priorities and scientific approaches for global change research. It addresses the scientific approaches for documenting global change, developing integrated earth system models, and conducting focused studies to improve understanding of global change on topics such as earth system history and human sources of global change.

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Committee on Global Change, National Research Council

Contents

1 Front Matter; 2 Summary of Recommendations; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Integrated Modeling of the Earth System; 5 3 Earth System History and Modeling; 6 4 Human Sources of Global Change; 7 5 Water-Energy-Vegetation Interactions; 8 6 Terrestrial Trace Gas and Nutrient Fluxes; 9 7 Biogeochemical Dynamics in the Ocean; 10 8 Documenting Global Change; 11 Appendixes; 12 Appendix A: List of Participants in the Workshop on Human Interactions with Global Change; 13 Appendix B: A Selective Literature Review on the Human Sources of Global Environmental Change; 14 Appendix C: Related Institutional Efforts on Human Interactions with Global Change

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309043489
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 294
  • ID: 9780309043489
  • ISBN10: 0309043484

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