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Chapter 1 - Introduction


Backlund, Peter; Janetos, Anthony; Schimel, David; Hatfield, J.; Ryan, M.; Archer, S.; Lettenmaier, D. 2008. Chapter 1 - Introduction. 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: 11-20

This report is an assessment of the effects of climate change on U.S. land resources, water resources, agriculture, and biodiversity. It is based on extensive examination of the relevant scientific literature, and is one of a series of 21 Synthesis and Assessment Products that are being produced under the auspices of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP). The lead sponsor of this particular assessment product is the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Chapter 1 - Introduction
Electronic Publish Date: July 15, 2008
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