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Atlas of Environmental Risks Facing China Under Climate Change

  • Assesses climate change risks across different sectors

  • Reveals potential future environmental risks facing China

  • Includes extensive maps

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: IHDP/Future Earth-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series (IHDP-FEIRG)

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  • ISBN: 978-981-10-4199-0
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Table of contents (6 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii
  2. Geography of China

    • Qiuhong Tang, Yuanyuan Yin, Xuexia Zhang, Tong Zhu, Jingyao Zhao, Wei Yang
    Pages 1-20
  3. Climate Change Projections in the Twenty-First Century

    • Wenxiang Wu, Chenchen Xu, Xingcai Liu
    Pages 21-49
  4. Heat Health Risks

    • Xinchuang Xu, Quansheng Ge, Xingcai Liu
    Pages 51-108
  5. Agricultural Risks

    • Yuanyuan Yin, Qiuhong Tang, Xingcai Liu, Huijuan Cui
    Pages 109-156
  6. Ecological Risks

    • Yuanyuan Yin, Qiuhong Tang, Xingcai Liu, Huijuan Cui
    Pages 157-203
  7. Integrated Environmental Risks

    • Xingcai Liu, Yuanyuan Yin, Xinchuang Xu, Qiuhong Tang, Huijuan Cui
    Pages 205-223
  8. Back Matter

    Pages 225-229

About this book

This atlas provides the most comprehensive and accurate overview of environmental risks relating to climate change vulnerability and adaptation in China. It addresses the agricultural, ecosystem and heat wave health risk posed by climate change and presents the projected environmental risks in the 21st century under climate change and socioeconomic scenarios. The detailed and concise risk assessments are mapped in grid units, allowing easy environmental risk assessment for specific locations. The atlas contributes significantly to the knowledge base for climate change adaptation in China and is a valuable resource for students and professionals in the fields of geographic sciences and climate change. 

Keywords

  • China Atlas
  • Environmental Risk
  • Environmental and Climate Change
  • Climatic Disaster
  • Agricultural Risk
  • Ecosystem Risk
  • Heatwave Health Risk
  • Integrated Risk
  • Environmental Geography
  • climate change
  • climate change impacts

Editors and Affiliations

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Beijing, China

    Qiuhong Tang, Quansheng Ge

About the editors

Qiuhong Tang is a Professor of Physical Geography at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Director of the Key Laboratory of Water Cycle and Related Land Surface Processes, CAS. He is the associate editor of the Journal of Geographical Sciences, Journal of Hydrometeorology, and Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water.

Quansheng Ge is a professor and the Director of the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS. He is the Secretary-General of the Chinese National Committee for the International Human Dimensions Programme on the Global Environmental Change (CNC-IHDP), the Secretary-General of the Chinese National Committee for the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (CNC-IGBP), the Vice-President of the Cultural Relic Academy China (CRAC), and council member of the Geographical Society of China (GSC), the Chinese Meteorological Society (CMS), and the Beijing Meteorological Society (BMS). 


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Buying options

eBook USD 169.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-10-4199-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)