1. Hazardous Responses of the Solid Earth to a Changing Climate

  1. Bill McGuire1 and
  2. Mark Maslin2
  1. Bill McGuire

Published Online: 10 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118482698.ch1

Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards

Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards

How to Cite

McGuire, B. (2013) Hazardous Responses of the Solid Earth to a Changing Climate, in Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards (eds B. McGuire and M. Maslin), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118482698.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Aon Benfield UCL Hazard Centre, Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Aon Benfield UCL Hazard Centre, Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658659

Online ISBN: 9781118482698

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Keywords:

  • Earth/climate;
  • climate change;
  • global pattern;
  • adjustment;
  • precipitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Climate change as a driver of geological and geomorphological hazards at glacial-interglacial transitions

  • Projected future climate changes and the potential for a geospheric response

  • Climate forcing of hazards in the geosphere

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References