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Filho, Walter Leal

Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America

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Part I. Climate Change and Ecosystems

1. Pasture Degradation in South East Brazil: Status, Drivers and Options for Sustainable Land Use Under Climate Change
Dietmar Sattler, Roman Seliger, Udo Nehren, Friederike Naegeli Torres, Antonio Soares Silva, Claudia Raedig, Helga Restum Hissa, Jürgen Heinrich

2. Impacts of Climate Change: A Case in Watersheds in South of Brazil
Amanda Lange Salvia, Vanessa Tibola Rocha, Luciana Londero Brandli, Sabrina Antunes Vieira

3. Modelling Potential Biophysical Impacts of Climate Change in the Atlantic Forest: Closing the Gap to Identify Vulnerabilities in Brazil
Marco Follador, Jennifer Viezzer, Mariana Egler, Martin Becher, Lukas Hach, Virgílio Pereira, Andre Rocha, Ciro Vaz, Thiago Vieira, Melina Amoni, Samantha Hartzell

4. Adaptation Strategies to Face the Effects of Extreme Hydrometeorological Events on Agricultural Systems
Joyce Maria Guimarães Monteiro, José Luis Santos

5. Bioengineered Measures for Prevention of Proceeding Soil Degradation as a Result of Climate Change in South East Brazil
Anja Hebner, Kathrin Kopielski, Sven Dulleck, André Gerth, Dietmar Sattler, Roman Seliger, Helga Restum Hissa

6. Eco-social Observatory of Climate Change Effects for High Altitude Wetlands of Tarapacá Region, Northern Chile
David E. Uribe-Rivera, Carolina Vera-Burgos, Maritza Paicho, Guillermo Espinoza

7. Ecological Sanitation: A Territorialized Agenda for Strengthening Traditional Communities Facing Climate Change
Gustavo Carvalhaes Xavier Martins Pontual Machado, Cristina Jasbinschek Haguenauer, Tiago Ruprecht, Francisco Xavier Sobrinho, Edmundo Gallo

8. Improving Regional Landscapes Management to Support Climate Change Adaptation
Silvia Serrao-Neumann, Ana Paula Turetta, Darryl Low Choy

9. Effects of Urban Occupation in Rivers Morphology: The Case Study of Upper Pedras River, in Jacarepaguá District, at the Tijuca Massif
Monica Bahia Schlee, Sonia Mena Jara, Maria Isabel Martinez, Ana Luiza Coelho Netto

10. Alluvions in Ravine Wetland Socio-ecosystems: Ecological Resilience and Social Vulnerability in Iquiuca-Parca, Tarapaca Region (Chile)
Maritza Paicho Hidalgo, Carolina Vera Burgos, Guillermo Espinoza González

11. Watershed Transposition Cycle with Irrigated Biomass
Julian David Hunt, Marcos Aurélio Vasconcelos Freitas

12. An Ecosystem Approach to Indicate Agriculture Adaptive Strategies to Climate Change Impacts
Ana Paula Dias Turetta

13. How Much Is a Beach Worth: Economic Use and Vulnerability to Coastal Erosion: The Case of Ipanema and Arpoador Beaches, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Flavia Lins-de-Barros, Leticia Parente-Ribeiro

14. Analyzing the Impacts of Climate Adaptation Plans in the Amazon Basin: Resilience and Vulnerability for Whom?
V. Miranda Chase

15. A Successful Early Warning System for Hydroclimatic Extreme Events: The Case of La Paz City Mega Landslide
M. Aparicio-Effen, I. Arana-Pardo, J. Aparicio, M. Ocampo, S. Roque, G. J. Nagy

Part II. Socio-economic Aspects of Climate Change Adaptation

16. Peripheral Urban Territories, Disasters and Extreme Events: The Case of Morro Da Boa Vista (Vila Velha, Espírito Santo, Brazil)
Teresa Silva Rosa, Marcos Barreto Mendonca, Acácio Augusto Sebastião, Marcelo Sathler, Ricardo Matos Souza, Túlio Gava Monteiro, Mirian Costa, Maria Araguacy Simplicio, Caterine Reginensi, Michelly Angelo, Vitor Angelo

17. Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis at the Local Level: Lessons Learnt from Brazil on How to Conduct Participative Processes
Jennifer Viezzer, Mariana Egler, Miguel Fluminhan Filho, Marcio Wixak Vieira, Martin Becher, Patricia Betti, Leonardo Borgmann Campos, Armin Deitenbach, Lukas Hach, Luiz Miguel Stumbo Filho

18. “Córrego d’Antas—The Power of Union”: A Film to Strength the Culture of Risk Management for Climate Change Adaptation at Córrego d’Antas, Nova Friburgo, RJ, Brazil
Leonardo Esteves de Freitas, Tomás Coelho Netto Duek, Yan Navarro, Ana Luiza Coelho Netto

19. Strategic Management to Strengthen the Lifestyles of Traditional Communities Towards Climate Change Adaptation: The Advisory Role Regarding Strategic Management of the Observatory for Sustainable and Healthy Territories (OTSS)
Leonardo Esteves de Freitas, Cinthia Cristo, Cristiano Lafetá, Érica Mazzieri, Marcela Cananea, Pedro Chaltein, Vagner Nascimento, Edmundo Gallo

20. Climate Vulnerability Index: A Case Study for the City of Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Felipe Bittencourt, Marco Follador, Virgílio Pereira, André Rocha, Ciro Vaz, Thiago Vieira, Melina Amoni, Fabio Bicalho

21. Assessing Ecosystem Integrity in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest to Indicate Biodiversity Loss and Highlight Areas for Adaptation Policies
Margareth Simões, Rodrigo P. D. Ferraz, Andrei O. Alves

22. Strategies and Difficulties in Living Alongside a Channel: From Spontaneous Strategies to Publicization
Túlio Gava Monteiro

23. Conflicts After the Tragedy in the Mountains of the State of Rio de Janeiro in 2011: The Relationship Between Residents of Córrego d’Antas and the Zoning of Evacuation Areas for an Adaptation to Climate Change
Leonardo Esteves de Freitas, Annita Vicente Neves, Sandro Schottz, Ana Luiza Coelho Netto

24. Climate and Environmental Perception and Governance in Coastal Areas: The Case of Ilha Comprida, São Paulo, Brazil
Francine Modesto Santos, Silvia Serrao-Neumann

25. Managing Water (In)Security in Brazil—Lessons from a Megacity
Claudia Andrade Melim-McLeod

26. Evidences in Literature About Physical Rehabilitation After Natural Disasters
Mauren Lopes Carvalho, C. M. Freitas, E. Miranda

27. Social Cartography and the Defense of the Traditional Caiçara Territory of Trindade (Paraty, RJ, Brazil)
Anna Cecília Cortines, Robson Dias Possidônio, Natália Cristina F. Bahia, João Crisóstomo H. Oswaldo Cruz, Leonardo Esteves de Freitas, Edmundo Gallo

28. Scenario Planning Toward Climate Adaptation: The Uruguayan Coast
Gustavo J. Nagy, Ofelia Gutiérrez

29. Altos de la Estancia: An Applied Project of Risk Governance in Colombia
Duván Hernán López Meneses, Sonia Hita Cañadas

30. Challenges and Potential Sustainable Solutions of Environmental Threats and Climate Change in Guatemala
Nelson Amaro

31. Climate Change in Latin America: An Overview of Current and Future Trends
Walter Leal Filho

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Environmental Economics, Climate Change Management and Policy

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Climate Change Management
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319569468
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-56945-1

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