climatic change


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climatic change

[klī′mad·ik ′chānj]
(climatology)
The long-term fluctuation in rainfall, temperature, and other aspects of the earth's climate.
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She took up the baton in the completion of his works upon his death in 1993, publishing the first edition of the manuscript entitled True Planetary Motions and Rhythmic Climatic Changes in late 2010.
While it is only less than two years since regional governments have started paying attention to climatic changes, the response is rapid.
Instead, persistence and establishment of a large population of such a southern species relatively far from its usual range in the context of climatic change is important.
Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Ali Al-Naimi stressed the need to focus on cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels while concurrently developing alternatives in a two-day conference on climatic change in Beijing yesterday.
Eric Harmsen spoke on the "Impact of Climatic Change on Puerto Rican Agriculture.
of California, Santa Barbara) uses ethnographic data she collected from three agricultural communities in rural Mexico to demonstrate that economic and climatic change are connected.
Yet from personal experience, I know that there are many in the Canadian geoscience community who are either uncertain about, sceptical of, or firmly opposed to the concept that atmospheric carbon dioxide will result in significant climatic change over the next century.
This scholarly presentation of deep site geoarchaeology in Michigan provides an overarching survey of 13,000 years of Great Lakes geology and the impact of lake-level and climatic change on the archaeological record of human occupation with special attention to burial sites.
The findings are due to be published in a future issue of the journal Climatic Change.
Experts will probably say it is far too early to have any real idea whether the drought is an indicator of climatic change, brought about by global warming.
Experts at the University of Wales,Aberystwyth, have been studying the impact of climatic change on the health of glaciers in the region and the implications for the development of glacial hazards.
An acting area forester for the Ministry of Natural Resources in Thunder Bay says the MNR is interested in the establishment of a climatic change observatory at Quetico, but he is cautious in providing a full endorsement.