|aClimate change in the Midwest :|ba synthesis report for the national climate assessment /|cedited by Julie A. Winkler, Jeffrey A. Andresen, Jerry L. Hatfield, David Bidwell, Daniel Brown.
|aWashington, DC :|bIsland Press,|c
|axviii, 249 p. :|bill., maps ;|c26 cm.
|aNational climate assessment regional technical input report series
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|aAn introduction to the synthesis report -- Historical climate and climate trends in the Midwestern United States -- Climate projects for the Midwest : availability, interpretation, and synthesis -- Agriculture in the Midwest -- Impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems -- Climate change vulnerabilities within the forestry sector for the Midwestern United States -- Great Lakes nearshore and coastal systems -- Climate change and energy -- Health -- Outdoor recreation and tourism -- Climate change impacts on transportation in the Midwest -- Water resources -- Focus : Midwestern levees -- Complexity and uncertainty : implications for climate change assessments.
內容簡介top Climate Change in the Midwest 簡介 Developed to inform the 2013 National Climate Assessment, and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage and conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Global Change Research Program, Climate Change in the Midwest examines the known effects and relationships of climate change variables on the eight states that make up the region.