February 28, 2007
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Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 11, NOVEMBER 1993
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS
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),
Ecosystems in a Changing Climate: An Ecophysiological Perspective,
F.S. Chapin, R.L. Jeffries et al., Eds., 449 pp., 1992, Ј68.50
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.
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
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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