Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

Interim Results from the U.S. Country Studies Program

  • Joel B. Smith
  • Saleemul Huq
  • Stephanie Lenhart
  • Luis Jose Mata
  • Ivana Nemešová
  • Sekou Toure

Part of the Environmental Science and Technology Library book series (ENST, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N1-xxxv
  2. Joel B. Smith, Saleemul Huq, Stephanie Lenhart, Luis Jose Mata, Ivana Nemešová, Sekou Toure
    Pages 1-2
  3. Joel Smith, Ana Iglesias, Stephen Leatherman, Kenneth Strzepek, Thomas Smith, Barry Baker et al.
    Pages 3-48
  4. Joel B. Smith, Saleemul Huq, Stephanie Lenhart, Luis Jose Mata, Ivana Nemešová, Sekou Toure
    Pages 49-68
  5. Saleemul Huq, Luis Jose Mata, Ivana Nemesova, Sekou Toure
    Pages 69-108
  6. C. H. Matarira, W. Kamukondiwa, F. C. Mwamuka, J. M. Makadho, L. S. Unganai
    Pages 129-140
  7. Ahsan Uddin Ahmed, Saleemul Huq, Zahurul Karim, Md. Asaduzzaman, A. Atiq Rahman, Mozaharul Alam et al.
    Pages 141-159
  8. Olga Pilifosova, Irina Eserkepova, Svetlana Mizina, Paishan Kozhahmetov, Grigory Chichasov, Lubov Lebed et al.
    Pages 161-181
  9. P. Batima, Sh. Bayasgalan, B. Bolortsetseg, D. Dagvadorj, R. Mijiddorj, L. Natsagdorj
    Pages 183-206
  10. Bedřich Moldan, Jarošlava Kalvová, Ivana Nemešová, Josef Hladný, Rudolf Brázdil, Jaroslav Rožnovský et al.
    Pages 225-247
  11. Are Kont, Jaan-Mati Punning, Jaak Jaagus, Jaan Klõšeiko, Tiiu Koff, Malle Mandre et al.
    Pages 249-275
  12. Ryszard B. Zeidler
    Pages 277-294
  13. Milan Lapin, Dušan Závodský, Olga Majercáková, Jozef Mindáš, František Špánik
    Pages 295-312
  14. I. Trofimova, S. Koublanov, E. Shmurak, I. Buksha, V. Meshkova, A. Sidorov et al.
    Pages 313-333
  15. Nestor Teves, Gustavo Laos, Carmen San Roman, Sulma Carrasco, Luis Clemente
    Pages 335-346
  16. Martha Perdomo, Maria de Lourdes Olivo, Yamil Bonduki, Luis Jose Mata
    Pages 347-366
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 367-367

About this book


Martin Parry University College, London, UK The 13 country studies collected in this re­ Adaptations Assessment published by the port represent the first of what is likely to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change become a worldwide, country-by-country (Carter et al., 1994) as an agreed technical estimate of the likely impacts of, and appro­ set of scientific methods for climate impact priate adaptations to, greenhouse-gas-in­ assessment and has written its own guidance duced global climate change. document, Guidance for Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment (U.S. CSP, 1994). Under the U.N. Framework Convention on The u.S. Country Studies Program devel­ Climate Change (UNFCCC), signatories oped the Guidance and other reviews of agreed to two near-term actions and one ma­ methodology into a nonspecialist set of jor subsequent one. The two near-term ac­ workbooks for use at the country level, tions are to make annual estimates of the which, backed up by advice from experi­ emissions and sinks of greenhouse gases, enced scientists from the United States and which are now being reported as part of a other countries, enabled local scientists to country-by-country inventory developed by conduct their own vulnerability and adapta­ the U.N. Environment Programme, the Or­ tion assessments.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Joel B. Smith
    • 1
  • Saleemul Huq
    • 2
  • Stephanie Lenhart
    • 1
  • Luis Jose Mata
    • 3
  • Ivana Nemešová
    • 4
  • Sekou Toure
    • 5
  1. 1.Hagler Bailly Consulting, Inc.BoulderUSA
  2. 2.Bangladesh Centre for Advanced StudiesDhakaBangladesh
  3. 3.Fluid Mechanic InstituteUniversidad Central de VenezuelaCaracasVenezuela
  4. 4.Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsCzech Academy of SciencesPragueCzech Republic
  5. 5.Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Travaux PublicsAbidjan, Cote d’IvoîreFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4726-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-3653-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1382-3124
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