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La Niña and Its Impacts

Facts and Speculation


Creator
Publisher
ISBN
9280810715,
9789280810714,
Language
English
Category
Subject NATURE -- Weather. -- bisacsh
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Meteorology & Climatology. -- bisacsh

Description

The overriding purpose of the Summit was to draw attention to the importance of improving our understanding of the La Nina phenomenon, identifying what is known, what is not yet known, and what societies need to know in order to prepare for La Nina's impacts. This volume provides the current state of the science of forecasting La Nina as well as case studies of La Nina impacts around the world and in different economic sectors.