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Title: Climate change handbook for North-Eastern South Africa
Authors: Davis, C
Keywords: Climate change
Global change
Human Health
Urban development
Rural development
Climate change handbook
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Citation: Davis, C. 2010. Climate change handbook for North-Eastern South Africa, CSIR.
Abstract: In many countries, decision-makers are seeking information from a wide range of disciplines on the potential impacts of climate change on environmental and socio-economic systems. This handbook is designed to present future climate change scenarios and possible impacts of these changes in an understandable and accessible manner. The handbook is designed to provide a background on the processes of global change and climate change. The handbook will also serve as a basic reference guide to those currently engaged in impacts and adaptation research. The future climate change projections (estimates of future climate possibilities) presented in this handbook are for the north-eastern region of South Africa only; namely the Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Gauteng provinces. These projections are based on newest information obtained from the latest regionally downscaled climate change models; provided by the Climate System Analysis Group at the University of Cape Town. It is hoped that readers of this handbook will gain a better understanding of climate change processes, impacts and the possible measures that could be taken to reduce these impacts
Description: Copyright: 2010 CSIR
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/4088
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