2 edition of impact of global climate change on the Okanagan Valley found in the catalog.
impact of global climate change on the Okanagan Valley
Karen J. Dawson
by Laurentian University, Department of Earth Sciences in Sudbury, Ont
Written in English
|Statement||Karen J. Dawson|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 50 l. :|
|Number of Pages||50|
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Two primary modes of natural climatic variability affect the climate of the Okanagan Valley. Both the El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) have periods of anomalous warming and cooling of the Pacific Ocean, which influence atmospheric circulation.
Effects that scientists had predicted in the past would result from global climate change are now occurring: loss of sea ice, accelerated sea level rise and longer, more intense heat waves. Taken as a whole, the range of published evidence indicates that the net damage costs of climate change are likely to be significant and to increase over time.
The Okanagan Valley is drifting towards becoming one such consumed d in one of the most idyllic and bucolic settings in BC, the landscape is in transition, the outcome of climatic and hydrological changes related to global warming and a century of development-driven land use management practices (Brewer and Taylor,Wagner and White, ).
Crop water demand in the Okanagan Basin was determined for tototoand to Potential impacts of climate change on water availability for crops in the Okanagan Basin, British Columbia. Output from three global climate models (GCM), CGCM2, CSIROMk2 and HadCM3 was used to create future daily.
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In short, climate change will be awful for everyone but catastrophic for the poor. Increased access to better farm inputs and agricultural training can help improve crop yields, and sometimes temper the effects of extreme weather.
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The study projected that if the higher-temperature scenario prevails, climate change impacts on these 22 sectors.Climate change has been blamed for raging forest fires, devastating floods and shrinking glaciers, but scientists have determined the effects will look different in various regions of B.C.