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Impact of climate change on the winter regime of the Peace River in Alberta

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Published by Alberta Environment, University of Alberta in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Alberta -- Peace River.,
  • River ice -- Alberta -- Peace River.,
  • Environmental monitoring -- Alberta -- Peace River.,
  • Ice on rivers, lakes, etc. -- Alberta -- Peace River.,
  • Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for Climate Change Research Users Group, Alberta Environment ; prepared by Robyn Andrishak and Faye Hicks.
    SeriesPub -- no. I/103
    ContributionsHicks, Faye E. 1957-, Alberta. Alberta Environment.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC985.5.A4 A53 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 35, 11, 11, 3 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16518835M
    ISBN 100778546020, 0778546039
    LC Control Number2007386152

    Western Alberta is protected by the mountains and enjoys the mild temperatures brought by winter chinook winds. If there is a high chance a climatic event will exceed a chosen limit, a higher limit that is less likely to occur may be chosen to minimize the risk of system failure. References Christensen, J. It is important to note that these communities have been experiencing the effects of global warming for over a decade now. Is this really a developing world phenomena? Efforts to reduce these emissions include investing in public transit and providing incentives for the purchase of electric vehicles.

    Downpours and storms Torrential downpours and devastating storms will increase large-scale damage to fields, homes, businesses, transportation and power systems and industry in countries without the financial or human capital resources to respond. In Januarya discussion paper was posted on the Environmental Registry seeking input on the development of a greenhouse gas emissions reduction program for industry. That means major, complex changes for forests, agriculture for good and ill and for how we see and use water. This is because the fluctuations that are possible in hydrologic variables, like streamflow, are expected to exceed the limits to which we have designed our infrastructure and management practices, including critical natural watershed features. Adaptive management is becoming a frequently quoted phrase in the climate change discussion, but it is for good reason. Sixty per cent of Alberta households will receive the full rebate, with six per cent of households getting a partial rebate.

    September While the federal government was slow to develop a monitoring and credible reduction regime, several provincial governments have established substantial programs to reduce emissions on their respective territories. Sauchyn et al. Piecing together the climate of the past, known as paleoclimatology, enables us to understand Earth processes, including climate systems, on much larger timescales than those of the instrumental record. Natural variability and climate change Examples of recent hydroclimatic variability in Alberta are not hard to find. Talk to folks in the know and you will find that, yes, they are corrupt by your standard and, yes, outside actors ply them with all sorts of temptations.


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BC has announced many ambitious policies to address climate change mitigation, particularly through its Climate Action Plan, [72] released in These maps, and the models used to create them, can also be used to inform land use and conservation planning.

Source: D. Most water bodies in the Palliser Triangle region were also dry, with low water levels in Parkland regions to the north Schneider, Scientific, technological and extension resources in the developed world, for example, combined with highly educated and well-resourced farmers makes adaptation fast and easy.

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