publication . Article . 2015

A progress report

McGregor, G.R.;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2015 Journal: Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment, volume 39, pages 536-553 (issn: 0309-1333, eissn: 1477-0296, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Climate risk management has emerged over the last decade as a distinct area of activity within the wider field of climatology. Its focus is on integrating climate and non-climate information in order to enhance the decision-making process in a wide range of climate-sensitive sectors of society, the economy and the environment. Given the burgeoning pure and applied climate science literature that addresses a range of climate risks, the purpose of this progress report is to provide an overview of recent developments in the field of climatology that may contribute to the risk assessment component of climate risk management. Data rescue and climate database construc...
Subjects
free text keywords: Database construction, Risk assessment, Climate science, Climate risk management, Data rescue, Societal impact of nanotechnology, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Extreme climate, Climatology, Geology
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publication . Article . 2015

A progress report

McGregor, G.R.;