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Table of Contents Foreword 1 and 2 Chapter 1 Vulnerability research and assessment to support adaptation and mitigation: common themes from the diversity of approaches Anthony G. Patt, Dagmar Schröter, Anne C. de la Vega-Leinert, Richard J.T. Klein Chapter 2 The house is both empty and sad: Social vulnerability, environmental disturbance, economic change, and the Irish Potato Famine Evan D. G. Fraser Chapter 3 Vulnerability assessments in the developed world: The UK and Norway Ian Holman and Lars Otto Næss Chapter 4 Vulnerability assessments in the developing world: Mozambique and South Africa Siri Eriksen, Florence Nazare, Coleen Vogel, Franziska Steinbruch, and Gina Ziervogel Chapter 5 Global Assessment of Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise: Experience from DINAS-COAST Richard J.T. Klein and Jochen Hinkel Chapter 6 Vulnerability to changes in ecosystem services Dagmar Schröter Chapter 7 Assessing vulnerability of human health Hans-Martin Füssel and Kristie L. Ebi Chapter 8 Mapping Double Exposure to Climate Change and Trade Liberalization as an Awareness Raising Tool Robin Leichenko and Karen O¿Brien Chapter 9 An agent-based framework for assessing vulnerability futures Lilibeth Acosta-Michlik and Mark Rounsevell Chapter 10 Assessing financial and economic vulnerability to natural hazards: bridging the gap between scientific assessment and the implementation of disaster risk management with the CatSim model Stefan Hochrainer and Reinhard Mechler Chapter 11 Evaluation of a stakeholder dialogue on European vulnerability to global change Anne C. de la Vega-Leinert and Dagmar Schröter Chapter 12 Defining dangerous climate change: the Beijing exercise Martin Welp, Antonella Battaglini and Carlo C. Jaeger Chapter 13 A Framework for Analyzing Methodologies of Vulnerability Assessments Jochen Hinkel
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Global environmental change.
Environmental risk assessment.