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Future impacts of the reforestation policy on the atmospheric parameters in Ireland: a sensitivity study including heat discomfort impacts on humans and livestock

Arianna Valmassoi, Salem Gharbia, Silvana Di Sabatino, Prashant Kumar, Francesco Pilla
2018 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
This study aims to assess the influence of the increase of vegetation cover over Ireland, on surface temperature, livestock and human heat comfort, using the Weather Research Forecast (WRF-ARW 3.7.1) model  ...  Protocols and policies are being put in place in several European countries to reduce both emissions and impact of human activities on climate.  ...  The European Commission is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-018-1160-3 fatcat:7mpzsbk4c5clfg7x6y6jbbbmnm

Special issue on ambient systems, networks and technologies

Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Haroon Malik, Elhadi M. Shakshuki
2019 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
attracted a good number of scientific papers that contributed to the state-of-the-art in the areas of these conferences' themes.  ...  The authors of this paper presents a novel density approach to cluster and hierarchize population in order to build the initial holarchy. The proposal extends DBSCAN algorithm.  ...  [5] entitled BFuture Impacts of the Reforestation Policy on the atmospheric parameters in Ireland: a sensitivity study including heat discomfort impacts on humans and livestock^.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-019-01340-y fatcat:jjpz2apvivfvlegufbblksolme

Perceptions, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Ethiopia: The Case of Smallholder Farmers in Sidama

Seyoum Hameso
To achieve these aims, the study deploys comparative case study research design to analyse climate change in three agroecological zones.  ...  Climate change is one of the most complex problems of our time presenting unique challenges for societies.  ...  A participant explained the gravity of heat waves and attendant exposure to discomfort in the following way: The heat wave is so high that we sleep without wearing blanket in the night.  ... 
doi:10.15123/pub.4470 fatcat:ow4qlsxy2zerngya7bnct7puju

People's Perception on Climate Change and a Typical Hill Ecosystem of India The Theory and Concept

S Acharya, G Mishra
They include effects of temperature increases on • Some aspects of human health, such as heat-related mortality in Europe, changes in infectious disease vectors in some areas, and allergenic pollen in  ...  A study by Veron et al. (2009) also emphasizes impact of increasing atmospheric CO2 levels due to global warming on mass coral bleaching world-wide.  ... 

Gendered adaptations to climate change: the case of rice farming communities in the Philippines

Gerlie Tatlonghari
Despite many studies on the adverse impacts of unpredictable extreme weather events on agriculture, very few studies have examined the differential vulnerabilities and adaptation strategies of male and  ...  Climate change causing heavy rainfall and floods is one of the major constraints to agricultural productivity particularly in rice farming in the Philippines.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS My PhD journey would not be possible and meaningful without the help and support of so many people in my professional and personal life.  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/58b3a40f6c896 fatcat:fl3vd4bdrrhjnfhmtypukaecpe

Reflections of Canada : Illuminating our opportunities and challenges at 150+ years

Philippe Tortell, Margot Young, Peter Nemetz
Together, the photos and essays communicate a complex and engaging landscape of what Canada is at this point in its history. This is a book of lively, respectful, and thoughtful debate.  ...  Canada's past is considered and its future contemplated, with calls for action on how Canada must proceed into the next 150 years.  ...  unaffected by the direct impacts of human development.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0396642 fatcat:6mt3p56wgffs5j6qcub33lckve