Climate Change Management

Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America

Managing Vulnerability, Fostering Resilience

Herausgeber: Leal Filho, Walter, Esteves Freitas, Leonardo (Eds.)

  • Presents a wealth of research findings on climate change adaptation in Latin America
  • Provides government and non-government bodies with a sound basis for promoting climate change adaptation efforts
  • Covers impacts of climate change on ecosystems as well as socio-economic aspects
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Über dieses Buch

This book showcases experiences from research, field projects and best practice in climate change adaptation in countries in the Latin American region, focusing on managing vulnerability and fostering resilience. It includes a selection of papers presented at a specialist symposium on climate change adaptation held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in November 2016.Consistent with the need for more cross-sectoral interaction among the various stakeholders working in the field of climate change adaptation in Latin America, the book documents and disseminates the wealth of experiences in the region. It is divided into two main parts: Part 1 addresses the current and future impacts of climate change on fauna, flora and landscapes, while Part 2 is concerned with the socio-economic aspects of climate change adaptation, analyzing some of the main problems prevailing in this vulnerable region and examining ways to address them.

Über den Autor

Professor Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSc, DPhil, DL, DLitt, DEd) is a Senior Professor and Head of the Research and Transfer Centre "Applications of Life Sciences" at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany and at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has in excess of 250 publications to his credit, among which ground-breaking books such as "Handbook of Climate Change Management" and others. He teaches on information, education, communication on climate change at various European universities. He has over 20 years of research experience and has a particular interest on the connections between climate and human behavior.
Professor Leonardo Estevas de Freitas is a researcher at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Rio de Janeiro, and a lecturer at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He specializes on geoecology and biodiversity conservation.

Inhaltsverzeichnis (31 Kapitel)

  • Pasture Degradation in South East Brazil: Status, Drivers and Options for Sustainable Land Use Under Climate Change

    Sattler, Dietmar (et al.)

    Seiten 3-17

  • Impacts of Climate Change: A Case in Watersheds in South of Brazil

    Salvia, Amanda Lange (et al.)

    Seiten 19-32

  • Modelling Potential Biophysical Impacts of Climate Change in the Atlantic Forest: Closing the Gap to Identify Vulnerabilities in Brazil

    Follador, Marco (et al.)

    Seiten 33-64

  • Adaptation Strategies to Face the Effects of Extreme Hydrometeorological Events on Agricultural Systems

    Monteiro, Joyce Maria Guimarães (et al.)

    Seiten 65-73

  • Bioengineered Measures for Prevention of Proceeding Soil Degradation as a Result of Climate Change in South East Brazil

    Hebner, Anja (et al.)

    Seiten 75-87

Dieses Buch kaufen

eBook 130,89 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-56946-8
  • Versehen mit digitalem Wasserzeichen, DRM-frei
  • Erhältliche Formate: PDF, EPUB
  • eBooks sind auf allen Endgeräten nutzbar
  • Sofortiger eBook Download nach Kauf
Hardcover 171,19 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-56945-1
  • Kostenfreier Versand für Individualkunden weltweit
  • Gewöhnlich versandfertig in 3-5 Werktagen.
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Bibliografische Information

Bibliographic Information
Buchtitel
Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America
Buchuntertitel
Managing Vulnerability, Fostering Resilience
Herausgeber
  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Leonardo Esteves Freitas
Titel der Buchreihe
Climate Change Management
Copyright
2018
Verlag
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Inhaber
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-56946-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-56946-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-56945-1
Buchreihen ISSN
1610-2010
Auflage
1
Seitenzahl
X, 537
Anzahl der Bilder und Tabellen
73 schwarz-weiß Abbildungen, 83 Abbildungen in Farbe
Themen