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Title: Land Use and Land Cover Change

A contribution to the 3rd National Climate Assessment report, discussing the following key messages: 1. Choices about land-use and land-cover patterns have affected and will continue to affect how vulnerable or resilient human communities and ecosystems are to the effects of climate change. 2. Land-use and land-cover changes affect local, regional, and global climate processes. 3. Individuals, organizations, and governments have the capacity to make land-use decisions to adapt to the effects of climate change. 4. Choices about land use and land management provide a means of reducing atmospheric greenhouse gas levels.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1182345
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-102845
KP1703030
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Book
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, 318-332
Publisher:
JM Melillo, TC Richmond and GQ Yohe; US Global Change Research Program, Washington DC, United States(US).
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English