Table of contents for Assessing vulnerability to global environmental change : making research useful for adaptation decision making and policy / edited by Anthony G. Patt ... [et al.] ; with forewords by Hans Joachim Schellnhuber and Rik Leemans.

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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 policy.
Environmental risk assessment.