Climatic Change

, Volume 90, Issue 1–2, pp 1–4 | Cite as

Development and application of participatory integrated assessment software to support local/regional impact and adaptation assessment

  • I. P. Holman
  • M. D. A. Rounsevell
  • P. M. Berry
  • R. J. Nicholls
Guest Editorial


Climate Change Impact Climate Change Impact Assessment Adaptation Assessment Integrate Environmental Assessment Regional Impact Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. P. Holman
    • 1
  • M. D. A. Rounsevell
    • 2
  • P. M. Berry
    • 3
  • R. J. Nicholls
    • 4
  1. 1.Natural Resources DepartmentCranfield UniversityCranfieldUK
  2. 2.School of GeosciencesUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK
  3. 3.Environmental Change InstituteOxford University Centre for the EnvironmentOxfordUK
  4. 4.School of Civil Engineering and the EnvironmentUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK

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