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Title:A Plan for a National Climate Information System
Author(s):Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Felch, Richard; Hadeen, Kenneth; Hecht, Alan; Karl, Thomas; Kates, Robert; Landwehr, Juarte; McKay, Gordon; McKee, Thomas; Thomas , Frank; Rosenberg, Norman
Subject(s):National Climate
climate variability
Abstract:Climate variability and long term climate change are important factors in the economic and social well being of the United States. Public concerns about global climate change, rising sea level, changes in the frequency of hurricanes, severe winters or record hot summers emphasize that climate is a natural hazard. But climate is also a major natural resource and knowledge of its variability has become an important factor in resource planning, economic development, and human adaptability.
Issue Date:1987
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Miscellaneous Publication MP-095
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright ... University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved.
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-03-29

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