Extreme Environmental Events

2011 Edition
| Editors: Robert A. Meyers (Editor-in-Chief)

System Dynamics Models of Environment, Energy and Climate Change

  • Andrew Ford
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7695-6_49

Article Outline

Glossary

Definition of the Subject

Introduction

The Model of Mono Lake

The Model of the Salmon in the Tucannon River

Models of Climate Change

System Dynamics Models of the Carbon Cycle

Lessons from the Regulated Power Industry in the 1970s

Simulating the Power Industry Response to a Carbon Market

Conditions for Effective Interdisciplinary Modeling

Future Directions

Bibliography

Keywords

Biomass Methane Migration Dioxide Geophysics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Ford
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  1. 1.School of Earth and Environmental SciencesWashington State University, PullmanWashingtonUSA