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Global Climate Change and Freshwater Ecosystems, P. Firth, S.G. Fisher, Eds., 321 pp., 1992, $59 (Springer).

Based on a symposium sponsored by NASA, EPA and the North American Benthological Society (May 1990), which explored the implications of a 2-5·C global warming in the next century. Deals mainly with U.S. streams, but contains a chapter each on wetlands and lakes. Reviewed by T. Kratz in Ecology, 74(4), pp. 1292-1293.

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Arctic Ecosystems in a Changing Climate: An Ecophysiological Perspective, F.S. Chapin, R.L. Jeffries et al., Eds., 449 pp., 1992, Ј68.50 (Academic Press).

Examines the effect of global warming on plants, plant communities and ecosystem processes in the region which is predicted to experience the earliest and most pronounced warming.

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The next four entries are available from the publishers listed, or from Natural History Book Service Ltd., 2-3 Wills Rd., Totnes, Devon TQ9 5XN, UK (tel: 0803 865913):

The Greenhouse Effect: Consequences for Britain, R.W. Battarbee, Ed., 72 pp., 1992, Ј6.50 (ENSIS).

The Impacts of Sea Level Changes on European Coastal Lowlands, M.J. Tooley, S. Jelgersma, 350 pp., 1992, Ј60 (Blackwell Scientific).

Climate Change in the Intra-American Sea, G.A. Maul, Ed., 352 pp., 1993, Ј81.50 (Edward Arnold). On implications of future climate on the ecosystems and socio-economic structure in the marine and coastal regions of the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, Bermuda and northeast coast of South America.

Climatic Change and the Mediterranean, L. Jeftic, J.D. Milliman, G. Sestini, Eds., 674 pp., 1992, Ј95 (Edward Arnold). Presents environmental and societal impacts of climate change and sea level rise in the region.

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