Hurricanes and Climate Change Volume 2

Hurricanes are nature’s most destructive agents. Widespread interest surrounds the possibility that they might get even more destructive in the future. Policy makers consider it a call for action. Answers about when and by how much hurricanes will change are sought by financial institutions especial...

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Main Author: Elsner, James B.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hodges, Robert E., Malmstadt, Jill C., Scheitlin, Kelsey N.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2010, 2010
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Hurricanes are nature’s most destructive agents. Widespread interest surrounds the possibility that they might get even more destructive in the future. Policy makers consider it a call for action. Answers about when and by how much hurricanes will change are sought by financial institutions especially industry. And scientists are challenged by the range and interactions of the processes involved. This book, arising from the 2nd International Summit on Hurricanes and Climate Change, contains new research on topics related to hurricanes and climate change since the 1st Summit. Chapters are grouped into research studies using global climate models and those taking empirical and statistical approaches. The latter include investigations of basin-wide and regional hurricane activity
Physical Description:VIII, 255p digital
ISBN:9789048195107