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Spatial impacts of climate change, coordinated by Denis Mercier

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half-Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction: Spatial Impacts of Climate Change: Multi-scale Issues -- 1.1. The impact of contemporary climate change on forest fires in Australia in 2019-2020: a systemic approach -- 1.2. The impacts of contemporary climate change: a multi-scalar approach -- I.3. References -- 1 Climate Change at Different Temporal and Spatial Scales -- 1.1. Contemporary global climate change -- 1.2. Contemporary Arctic-wide climate change -- 1.3. Future global climate change -- 1.4. Future Arctic-wide climate change -- 1.5. The causes of climate change -- 1.5.1. Solar radiation -- 1.5.2. Anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions -- 1.5.3. Volcanism -- 1.5.4. Albedo and the radiation balance -- 1.6. Conclusion -- 1.7. References -- 2 Climate Change and the Melting Cryosphere -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. The sensitivity of the cryosphere to climate change -- 2.3. Melting of the marine cryosphere -- 2.3.1. The melting of the Arctic sea ice -- 2.3.2. Antarctic sea ice -- 2.4. Melting of the Earth's cryosphere -- 2.4.1. Melting ice sheets -- 2.4.2. The melting of mountain glaciers -- 2.4.3. Decreasing permafrost -- 2.4.4. Melting snow -- 2.5. Consequences of the melting cryosphere -- 2.5.1. On a global scale: rising sea levels -- 2.5.2. Regionally: paraglacial risks -- 2.6. Conclusion -- 2.7. References -- 3 Between Warming and Globalization: Rethinking the Arctic at the Heart of a Stakes System -- 3.1. Spatial impacts of climate change in the Arctic -- 3.1.1. Clarifying the terms of the subject in their polar contexts -- 3.2. The manufacture of polar issues, between global warming and globalization -- 3.2.1. Warming and space production, a decade of confusion off the Arctic coasts -- 3.2.2. Three interacting contexts -- 3.3. The production of polar doctrines: rhetoric and frameworks for action
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 316 pages), illustrations.
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781119817918

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