Twenty. Global Climate Change and Estuarine Systems

  1. John W. Day2,
  2. Byron C. Crump3,
  3. W. Michael Kemp3 and
  4. Alejandro Yáñez-Arancibia4
  1. John M. Rybczyk1,
  2. John W. Day Jr.2,
  3. Alejandro Yáñez-Arancibia4 and
  4. James H. Cowan Jr.2

Published Online: 24 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118412787.ch20

Estuarine Ecology, Second Edition

Estuarine Ecology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rybczyk, J. M., Day, J. W., Yáñez-Arancibia, A. and Cowan, J. H. (2012) Global Climate Change and Estuarine Systems, in Estuarine Ecology, Second Edition (eds J. W. Day, B. C. Crump, W. M. Kemp and A. Yáñez-Arancibia), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118412787.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 USA

  2. 3

    University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, Maryland, 21613 USA

  3. 4

    Red Ambiente y Sustentabilidad, Instituto de Ecologia, A.C. (CPI-CONACYT). Xalapa, Veracruz, México

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Sciences, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225 USA

  2. 2

    Louisiana State University, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 USA

  3. 4

    Red Ambiente y Sustentabilidad, Instituto de Ecologia, A.C. (CPI-CONACYT). Xalapa, Veracruz, México

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471755678

Online ISBN: 9781118412787

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Keywords:

  • global climate change and estuarine systems;
  • climate change and impact on biosphere and society;
  • climate change on estuarine ecosystems;
  • SETs in measuring changes, in elevation and shallow subsidence;
  • healthy estuarine, resilient to environmental/anthropogenic impact

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Climate Change: History and Projections

  • Effects of Climate Change on Estuarine Ecosystems

  • Human Activity and Coastal Management Implications

  • Summary: A Scientific Consensus, a Global Solution

  • References