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Editors: Ilan Kelman (University College London)
Book Description:
Today's world is changing rapidly - technologically, socially, and environmentally. One of the main challenges is climate change which is accompanied by an explosion of scientific and policy material. This volume provides 'usable science' based on cutting edge research regarding the impact of climate change on specific sectors in municipalities in Norway. Topics covered include climate change's expected impacts on Norway; agricultural runoff and drinking water quality under climate change scenarios; managing cultural heritage sites, including monuments and building façades, facing climate change difficulties; local floodplain management and how municipalities need to approach climate change for decision-making. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
1. Introduction to “Municipalities Addressing Climate Change: A Case Study of Norway”
(Ilan Kelman)

2. Climate change in Norway
(Trude Rauken)

3. Runoff and mitigation measures in agricultural catchments under climate change in Norway
(Lillian Øygarden, Johannes Deelstra, Anne-Grete Buseth Blankenberg, Atle Hauge, Nils Otto Kitterød, and Hans Olav Eggestad)

4. Impacts of climate change on surface water quality in relation to drinking water treatment in Norway
(Ingun Tryland, Anne-Marie Bomo, and Helge Liltved)

5. How will climate change affect the corrosion of material surfaces including building façades in Norway?
(Terje Grøntoft)

6. Local cultural heritage management under climate change in Norway
(Thomas Risan, Annika Haugen, Johan Mattsson)

7. Local floodplain management in Norway under climate change: Flood risk reduction and biodiversity conservation
(Stein I. Johnsen, Jon Museth, Ann Kristin Schartau, David N. Barton, Kirstin Fangel, Lars Erikstad, and Børre Dervo)

8. Municipalities managing climate change
(Trude Rauken)

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   Series:
      Climate Change and its Causes, Effects and Prediction
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61324-810-2
   Status: AV
  
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