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The Effects of Climate Change
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2021 (Open) Submit Now
Won-Ho Nam, PhD
Associate Professor, Department Head, School of Social Safety and Systems Engineering, Hankyong National University, Anseong 17579, Korea;
Institute of Agricultural Environmental Science, Hankyong National University, Anseong 17579, Korea;
National Agricultural Water Research Center, Hankyong National University, Anseong 17579, Korea
Research interest: Climate Change; water resources management; water resources; evapotranspiration; water resources engineering; watershed management; rainfall runoff modelling; watershed hydrology; agriculture; agricultural environment; agricultural water
About This Topic
Global warming is the slow increase in the average temperature of the earth’s atmosphere because an increased amount of the heat striking the earth from the sun is being trapped in the atmosphere and not radiated out into space.
Scientists have high confidence that global temperatures will continue to rise for decades to come, largely due to greenhouse gases produced by human activities. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which includes more than 1,300 scientists from the United States and other countries, forecasts a temperature rise of 2.5 to 10 degrees Fahrenheit over the next century. According to the IPCC, the extent of climate change effects on individual regions will vary over time and with the ability of different societal and environmental systems to mitigate or adapt to change. The IPCC predicts that increases in global mean temperature of less than 1.8 to 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit (1 to 3 degrees Celsius) above 1990 levels will produce beneficial impacts in some regions and harmful ones in others. Net annual costs will increase over time as global temperatures increase.
Scientists use observations from the ground, air and space, along with theoretical models, to monitor and study past, present and future climate change. Climate data records provide evidence of climate change key indicators, such as global land and ocean temperature increases; rising sea levels; ice loss at Earth’s poles and in mountain glaciers; frequency and severity changes in extreme weather such as hurricanes, heatwaves, wildfires, droughts, floods and precipitation; and cloud and vegetation cover changes.
This Special Issue will focus on “The Effects of Climate Change”. We welcome novel research, reviews and opinion pieces covering all related topics including climate change, the impact of climate change, drought, flood, water resources, crop yield, disaster, and case-studies from the field, and policy positions.
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