Linking climate change to land surface change / edited by Sue J. McLaren and Dominic R. Kniveton

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Subjects: Climatic changes--Environmental aspects
Geomorphology
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c2000
Series: Advances in global change research v. 6
LC Classification: Q, QC
Physical Description: xii, 264 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Table of contents
Preface
Contributing Authors
Sect. A. Short-Term Climate Variability
Ch. 1. Dust variability over Northern Africa and rainfall in the Sahel / N. Brooks, M. Legrand 1
Ch. 2. Desiccation in the Sahel / C. T. Agnew, A. Chappell 27
Ch. 3. Hydrological response of desert margins to climate change: The Effect of Changing Surface Properties / A. Yair, R. B. Bryan 49
Ch. 4. Weathering, geomorphology and climatic variability in the Central Namib Desert / H. Viles, A. H. Goudie 65
Ch. 5. Warm season land surface-climate interactions in the United States Midwest from mesoscale observations / J. O. Adegoke, A. M. Carleton 83
Ch. 6. Streamflow changes in the Sierra Nevada, California, simulated using a statistically downscaled General Circulation Model scenario of climate change / R. L. Wilby, M. D. Dettinger 99
Ch. 7. Examining links between climate change and landslide activity using GCMS: Case Studies from Italy and New Zealand / M. Schmidt, M. Dehn 123
Sect. B. Long-Term Climate Variability
Ch. 8. Geologic evidence of rapid, multiple and high magnitude climate change during the last glacial (Wisconsinan) of North America / F. W. Bachhuber, N. R. Catto 143
Ch. 9. Aeolian geomorphic response to climate change: an example from the Estancia valley, Central New Mexico, U.S.A. / N. R. Catto, F. W. Bachhuber 171
Ch. 10. Evaporite minerals and organic horizons in sedimentary sequences in the Libyan Fezzan: implications for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction / K. White, S. Black McLaren, A. Parker 193
Ch. 11. Relict cryogenic mounds in the UK as evidence of climate Change / S. D. Gurney 209
Ch. 12. Investigations into Long-Term Future Climate Changes / P. E. Burgess, J. P. Palutikof, C. M. Goodess 231
Sect. C. Summary
Ch. 13. Geomorphological and climatological perspectives on land surface - climate change / D. Kniveton, S. McLaren 247
Index 261
Additional Authors: McLaren, Sue J
Kniveton, Dominic R
Notes: LCCN: 00064714
ISBN: 0792366387 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 44905142
ISBN/ISSN: 0792366387