Global Environmental Change: Challenges to Science and Society in Southeastern Europe: Selected Papers presented in the International Conference held 19-21 May 2008 in Sofia Bulgaria

Global Environmental Change: Challenges to Science and Society in Southeastern Europe: Selected Papers presented in the International Conference held 19-21 May 2008 in Sofia Bulgaria

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400794597
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/03/2014
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- PART I: Keynotes.- 1 Weather and Climate: Scientific Problems - 2 Climate Change and the Balkans: Real Concern or 'Useless Arithmetic'.- 3 Global change and related impacts.- 4 Society, Science and Action.- PART II: Global change and climate change in Southeastern Europe.- 5 Climate modeling beyond the complexity: Challenges in model-building.- 6 Changes in different type of clouds in south-eastern part of Europe.- 7 Climate change research in Republic of Macedonia in the XXI century .- 8 The impact of climate change on the precipitation regime in Bosnia and Herzegovina .- 9 Climatological analysis of the synoptic situations causing torrential precipitation events in Bulgaria during the period 1961–2007.- PART III: Environmental Impacts.- 10 A summary on sector and region specific economic impact and vulnerability assessments by case studies in Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary.- 11 CECILIA – EC FP6 Project on the Assessment of Climate Change Impacts in Central and Eastern Europe.- 12 Vulnerabilities and adaptation options of European agriculture - recent results from the ADAGIO project .- 13 Impact of expected changes of climate to the water resources and power sector in Albania.- 14 Forests in Serbia as the factor of soil and water protection against degradation in the condition of global climate changes.- PART IV: Impacts on society and economy.- 15 Climate change impacts on tourism.- 16 Heavy rain and social impact in Albania.- 17 Effects of air pollution on red blood cells in children.- 18 Change in surface water resources as a challenge to Moldova’s society.- 19 Long-term trends of lead-210 activity concentration in the ground-level air in Finland and Bulgaria.- PART V: From global to local and vice versa.- 20 Drought management center for Southeastern Europe.- 21 The role of local communities in revising the National Action Programme for mitigating drought, preventing and combating desertification: lessons fromRomania.- 22 Strengthening capacities in Western Balkan countries to address environmental problems through remediation of high priority hot spots.- 23 Pilot training programme for integration of global environmental concerns into the regional and spatial planning process in Bulgaria.- Index

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