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Executive summary

Backlund, Peter; Janetos, Anthony; Schimel, David; Hatfield, J.; Ryan, M.; Archer, S.; Lettenmaier, D. 2008. Executive summary. In: Walsh, Margaret, ed. 2008. The effects of climate change on agriculture, land resources, water resources, and biodiversity in the United States. Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.3. Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Science Program: 1-10.

This report is an assessment of the effects of climate change on U.S. land resources, water resources, agriculture, and biodiversity. It is one of a series of 21 Synthesis and Assessment Products being produced under the auspices of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP), which coordinates the climate change research activities of U.S. government agencies. The lead sponsor of this particular assessment product is the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The project was led and coordinated by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

Keywords: climate change, Synthesis and Assessment Products, U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP)

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Electronic Publish Date: July 15, 2008
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