Our Changing Planet: The U.S. Climate Change Science Program for Fiscal Year 2012

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The document describes a wide range of advances in understanding the underlying processes responsible for climate variability and change, such as advances in understanding of climate change at high latitudes. It also describes progress on understanding the ongoing and projected effects of climate change on nature and society, including the interconnected relationships between climate, forests, and wildfire. The document also describes how observational and predictive capabilities are being improved and used to create tools to support decision making at local, regional, and national scales to cope with environmental variability and change.

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vii, 212 p. : col. ill.

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Climate Change Science Program 2011.

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  • Main Title: Our Changing Planet: The U.S. Climate Change Science Program for Fiscal Year 2012
  • Added Title: A Report by the Climate Change Science Program and The Subcommittee on Global Change Research A Supplement to the President's Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

Description

The document describes a wide range of advances in understanding the underlying processes responsible for climate variability and change, such as advances in understanding of climate change at high latitudes. It also describes progress on understanding the ongoing and projected effects of climate change on nature and society, including the interconnected relationships between climate, forests, and wildfire. The document also describes how observational and predictive capabilities are being improved and used to create tools to support decision making at local, regional, and national scales to cope with environmental variability and change.

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vii, 212 p. : col. ill.

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  • URL: http://library.globalchange.gov/products/annualreports/our-changing-planet-the-u-s-global-change-research-program-for-fiscal-year-2012 External Link
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Climate Change Science Program. Our Changing Planet: The U.S. Climate Change Science Program for Fiscal Year 2012, text, 2011; 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 250 Washington, DC 20006. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226629/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .