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Climate change assessments

Joyce, Linda A. 2008. Climate change assessments. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Climate Change Resource Center. Online:

The science associated with climate and its effects on ecosystems, economies, and social systems is developing rapidly. Climate change assessments can serve as an important synthesis of this science and provide the information and context for management and policy decisions on adaptation and mitigation. This topic paper describes the variety of climate change assessments, their motivations, contents, and their scientific review processes.

Keywords: climate change, assessments

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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Climate change assessments
Electronic Publish Date: April 30, 2009
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April 30, 2009

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