By Kristie L. Ebi,Ian Burton,Glenn McGregor

Biometeorology keeps to develop as a self-discipline. it really is more and more known for its value in offering technological know-how of relevance to society and health of our environment. This ebook is the 1st in a brand new e-book sequence on Biometeorology. the aim of the recent sequence is to speak the interdisciplinary philosophy and technological know-how of biometeorology to as huge an viewers as attainable, introduce scientists and coverage makers to the societal relevance of and up to date advancements in its s- fields and reveal how a biometeorological method delivers insights to the knowledge and attainable answer of cross-cutting environmental concerns. One such cross-cutting environmental factor is weather swap. whereas the literature at the technological know-how of weather swap, weather switch mitigation and the affects of weather swap is voluminous, that on edition to weather switch is meagre compared. the aim of this e-book is to partially redress this imbalance via supplying insights from a biometeorological standpoint. The e-book recognizes that society has a protracted background of adapting to the affects linked to climatic variability and alter yet makes the purpose that weather switch poses a true probability to already strained coping platforms. accordingly there's a have to realign human use platforms with altering weather conditions.

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