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Addressing uncertainty in vulnerability assessments [chapter 5]

Joyce, Linda; Cross, Molly; Girvatz, Evan. 2011. Addressing uncertainty in vulnerability assessments [chapter 5]. In: Glick, P.; Stein, B. A.; Edelson, N. A., editors. 2011. Scanning the conservation horizon: A guide to climate change vulnerability assessment. Washington, D.C.: National Wildlife Federation. p. 68-73.

This chapter addresses issues and approaches for dealing with uncertainty specifically within the context of conducting climate change vulnerability assessments (i.e., uncertainties related to identifying and modeling the sensitivities, levels of exposure, and adaptive capacity of the assessment targets).

Keywords: climate change, vulnerability assessments

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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Addressing uncertainty in vulnerability assessments [chapter 5]
Electronic Publish Date: March 2, 2011
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