The Resource Climate Change and Human Health : Risks and Responses, (electronic resource)

Climate Change and Human Health : Risks and Responses, (electronic resource)

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Climate Change and Human Health : Risks and Responses
Title
Climate Change and Human Health
Title remainder
Risks and Responses
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Contributor
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Over the ages, human societies have altered local ecosystems and modified regional climates. Today, the human influence has attained a global scale. This reflects the recent rapid increase in population size, energy consumption, intensity of land use, international trade and travel, and other human activities. These global changes have heightened awareness that the long-term good health of populations depends on the continued stability and functioning of the biosphere's ecological, physical, and socioeconomic systems. The world's climate system is an integral part of the complex of life-suppor
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McMichael, A.J
Dewey number
613/.11
Language note
English
LC call number
RA566 .C556 2003eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • McMichael, A. J
  • World Health Organization
  • World Health Organization
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  • Climatic changes
  • Climatology
  • Communicable diseases
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
  • Medical climatology
  • Natural disasters
  • Risk assessment
  • World health
  • Climatic changes
  • Medical climatology
  • Risk
  • Epidemiologic Measurements
  • Environment
  • Risk Management
  • Light
  • Sunlight
  • Public Health
  • Climatic Processes
  • Ecological and Environmental Processes
  • Probability
  • Weather
  • Environment and Public Health
  • Radiation, Nonionizing
  • Optical Phenomena
  • Ecological and Environmental Phenomena
  • Organization and Administration
  • Atmosphere
  • Statistics as Topic
  • Meteorological Concepts
  • Physical Phenomena
  • Health Care
  • Health Services Administration
  • Biological Phenomena
  • Radiation
  • Phenomena and Processes
  • Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Electromagnetic Phenomena
  • Investigative Techniques
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
  • Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
  • Greenhouse Effect
  • Climate
  • Ultraviolet Rays
  • Risk Assessment
  • Climate Change
  • Disease Transmission, Infectious
  • Disasters
  • Public Health
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Health & Biological Sciences
  • Medical Geography
  • Meteorology & Climatology
Label
Climate Change and Human Health : Risks and Responses, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. Global climate change and health: an old story writ large; Chapter 2. Weather and climate: changing human exposures; Chapter 3. International consensus on the science of climate and health: the IPCC Third Assessment Report; Chapter 4. Looking to the future: challenges for scientists studying climate change and health; Chapter 5. Impacts on health of climate extremes; Chapter 6. Climate change and infectious diseases; Chapter 7. How much disease could climate change cause?
  • Chapter 8. Stratospheric ozone depletion, ultraviolet radiation and healthChapter 9. National assessments of health impacts of climate change: a review; Chapter 10. Monitoring the health effects of climate change; Chapter 11. Adaptation and adaptive capacity in the public health context; Chapter 12. From science to policy: developing responses to climate change; Chapter 13. Conclusions and recommendations for action; Glossary; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789240680203
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000334670
  • (EBL)284619
  • (OCoLC)457006044
  • (SSID)ssj0000083630
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12015377
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000083630
  • (PQKBWorkID)10163419
  • (PQKB)10003881
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000334670
Label
Climate Change and Human Health : Risks and Responses, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. Global climate change and health: an old story writ large; Chapter 2. Weather and climate: changing human exposures; Chapter 3. International consensus on the science of climate and health: the IPCC Third Assessment Report; Chapter 4. Looking to the future: challenges for scientists studying climate change and health; Chapter 5. Impacts on health of climate extremes; Chapter 6. Climate change and infectious diseases; Chapter 7. How much disease could climate change cause?
  • Chapter 8. Stratospheric ozone depletion, ultraviolet radiation and healthChapter 9. National assessments of health impacts of climate change: a review; Chapter 10. Monitoring the health effects of climate change; Chapter 11. Adaptation and adaptive capacity in the public health context; Chapter 12. From science to policy: developing responses to climate change; Chapter 13. Conclusions and recommendations for action; Glossary; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789240680203
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000334670
  • (EBL)284619
  • (OCoLC)457006044
  • (SSID)ssj0000083630
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12015377
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000083630
  • (PQKBWorkID)10163419
  • (PQKB)10003881
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000334670

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