Climate change in the Great Lakes region : navigating an uncertain future /

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Imprint:East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2012.
Description:269 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subject:Climatic changes -- Great Lakes Region (North America)
Climatic changes.
Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Environmental conditions.
Great Lakes Region.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Dietz, Thomas.
Bidwell, David, 1969-
ISBN:9781611860122 (cloth : alk. paper)
1611860121 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Thinking about Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region
  • Part 1. Effects of Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region
  • Historical Climate Trends in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region
  • Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies for Great Lakes Nearshore and Coastal Systems
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Great Lakes Region: From "Fingerprints" of Change to Helping Safeguard Species
  • Part 2. Decision Making and Climate Change
  • Decision Making under Climate Uncertainty: The Power of Understanding Judgment and Decision Processes
  • Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change: Is Uncertain Information Usable Knowledge?
  • Adapting to Climate Change in the Context of Multiple Risks: A Case Study of Cash Crop Farming in Ontario
  • Part 3. Adaptation Tools and Case Studies
  • The Contextual Importance of Uncertainty in Climate-Sensitive Decision-Making: Toward an Integrative Decision-Centered Screening Tool
  • Linking Science to Decision Making in the Great Lakes Region
  • The Development and Communication of an Ensemble of Local-Scale Climate Scenarios: An Example from the Pileus Project
  • Preparing for Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Reflections on Stephen H. Schneider
  • Index