IHDP/Future Earth-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series

Atlas of Environmental Risks Facing China Under Climate Change

Editors: Tang, Qiuhong, Ge, Quansheng (Eds.)

  • Assesses climate change risks across different sectors
  • Reveals potential future environmental risks facing China
  • Includes extensive maps
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About this book

This atlas provides the most comprehensive and accurate overview of environmental risks relating to climate change vulnerability and adaptation in China. It addresses the agricultural, ecosystem and heat wave health risk posed by climate change and presents the projected environmental risks in the 21st century under climate change and socioeconomic scenarios. The detailed and concise risk assessments are mapped in grid units, allowing easy environmental risk assessment for specific locations. The atlas contributes significantly to the knowledge base for climate change adaptation in China and is a valuable resource for students and professionals in the fields of geographic sciences and climate change. 

About the authors

Qiuhong Tang is a Professor of Physical Geography at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Director of the Key Laboratory of Water Cycle and Related Land Surface Processes, CAS. He is the associate editor of the Journal of Geographical Sciences, Journal of Hydrometeorology, and Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water.

Quansheng Ge is a professor and the Director of the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS. He is the Secretary-General of the Chinese National Committee for the International Human Dimensions Programme on the Global Environmental Change (CNC-IHDP), the Secretary-General of the Chinese National Committee for the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (CNC-IGBP), the Vice-President of the Cultural Relic Academy China (CRAC), and council member of the Geographical Society of China (GSC), the Chinese Meteorological Society (CMS), and the Beijing Meteorological Society (BMS). 


Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Geography of China

    Tang, Qiuhong (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

    Preview Buy Chapter 30,19 €
  • Climate Change Projections in the Twenty-First Century

    Wu, Wenxiang (et al.)

    Pages 21-49

  • Heat Health Risks

    Xu, Xinchuang (et al.)

    Pages 51-108

  • Agricultural Risks

    Yin, Yuanyuan (et al.)

    Pages 109-156

  • Ecological Risks

    Yin, Yuanyuan (et al.)

    Pages 157-203

Buy this book

eBook 142,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-4199-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 187,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-4198-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Atlas of Environmental Risks Facing China Under Climate Change
Editors
  • Qiuhong Tang
  • Quansheng Ge
Series Title
IHDP/Future Earth-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-4199-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-4199-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-4198-3
Series ISSN
2363-4979
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 229
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations, 322 illustrations in colour
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