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Global agricultural regions and their climates / Produced by John Dee.

Global agricultural regions and their climates / Produced by John Dee.

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Published by Global Weather Monitoring in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorology, Agricultural

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDee, John., Global Weather Monitoring.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS600.5 .G56 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16485055M

    T. R. Wheeler's research works with 8, citations reads, including: Towards a new generation of agricultural system data, models and knowledge products: Design and improvement   The single greatest challenge for global agricultural sustainability is to save the world's remaining wild lands and natu- ral areas from being plowed for food. The world depends on the integrity of local ecosystems, climates, and water cycles. Crucial in maintaining that integrity is the global conservation of forests readings/Is high-yeild farming

    Continuing population and consumption growth will mean that the global demand for food will increase for at least another 40 years. Growing competition for land, water, and energy, in addition to the overexploitation of fisheries, will affect our ability to produce food, as will the urgent requirement to reduce the impact of the food system on the environment. The effects of climate change are   Climates are shaped by a global machinery of ocean currents, winds, forests, ice caps, mountain ranges, bacteria, planetary orbital motions, and many other factors. Earth's climate is changing. In a way, this is nothing new: global and regional climates have been changing since Earth formed about billion years ://

    On land primary productivity thus is highest in warm, wet zones in the tropics where tropical forest biomes are located. In contrast, desert scrub ecosystems have the lowest productivity because their climates are extremely hot and dry (Fig. 7). Figure 7. Terrestrial net primary productivity Source: National Aeronautics and Space :// The importance of climate change arises from effects on natural resources like water and ecosystems. Diagnosing the predictability of these effects in the past can help to anticipate future changes, while also clarifying the paleoclimate record. We examined >8, y of climate variations and their effects in the North Atlantic region, where ocean and atmosphere processes have often produced


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