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About this product
- PublisherApple Academic Press Inc.
- Date of Publication24/12/2014
- GenreEnvironment & Planning
- Place of PublicationOakville
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintApple Academic Press Inc.
- Content Note71 black & white illustrations, 23 colour illustrations
- Weight861 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine33 mm
- Edited byAxel Borsdorf,Flavia Witkowski Frangetto,Jurgen Breuste,Prakash Chandra Tiwari,Velma I. Grover
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
- Table Of ContentsINTRODUCTION Prelude: Mountains in an Uncertain World; Jack D. Ives Introduction and Road Map for Impact of Global Changes on High-Mountains; Velma I Grover DRIVERS FOR CHANGE and IMPACT OF GLOBAL CHANGES ON MOUNTAINS Impacts and Risks of Global Change; Axel Borsdorf, Johann Stotter, Georg Grabherr, Oliver Bender, Carla Marchant and Rafael Sanchez ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION: STRATEGIES AND MODELS Global Change and Mountains: Consequences, Responses and Opportunities; Prakash C. Tiwari and Dr. Bhagwati Joshi Adaptation to Climate Change in Mountain Regions: Global Significance of Marginal Places; Matthias Monreal and Johann Stotter Adaptation Frameworks for Climate Change - Eloquent to Himalayan Ecosystems; PK Joshi, Kamna Sachdeva and AK Joshi GOVERNANCE AND LEGAL ISSUES IN MOUNTAINS Governance and Laws of Mountains; Flavia Witkowski Frangetto CASE STUDIES Global Change and Sustainable Mountain Tourism: The Case of Mount Kenya; Irandu Evaristus M Managing Ecosystem Services for Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the Hindu Kush Himalayas; Nakul Chettri, Golam Rasul and Eklabya Sharma Future Sustainability Challenges in Hindu Kush-Himalaya: Adaptation Challenges to Global Changes in Hindu Kush-Himalaya; Janak Pathak Climate Change and its Impacts on Community Food and Livelihood in Kumaun Himalaya: A Case Study of Dabka Catchment; Pradeep K Rawat and Prakash C Tiwari Land Use/Cover Changes in the Kewer Gadhera Sub-Watershed, Central Himalaya; Vishwambhar Prasad Sati Hindu Kush, Karakorum, Himalaya and Tibetan Plateau Glaciers: Tipping Point; Iqbal Syed Hasnain Glacier Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) - Mapping the Hazard of a Threat to High Asia and Beyond; Manfred F. Buchroithner and Tobias Bolch Impact of Socioeconomic Factors and Environmental Changes on Sri Lanka's Central Highlands; Jurgen Breuste and Lalitha Dissanayake High Tatra - The Challenges of Natural Disaster Recovery and Complex Changes; Maros Finka and Tatiana Kluvankova Local Responses to Global Change: Community Alternatives for good living in Latin America; David Barkin Projected Climate Change and Variability and Their Impact on the Canadian Rocky Mountains; Kaz Higuchi and Fiona Joncas Environmental and Socio-Economic Changes in the Rural Andes: Human Resilience and Adaptation Strategies; Christoph Stadel Climate Change and the Rocky Mountains; James M. Byrne, Daniel Fagre, Ryan MacDonald and Clint C. Muhlfeld Climate Change Impacts on the North Western Andean (NOA) and Western (Cuyo) Andean Regions of Argentina; H.D Ginzo and A. Faggi Impact of Global Changes on Mountains: Case Study of Brazil; Sergio Murari Ludemann
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