Guide to Arctic Policy and Assessments

Title (max 80 characters)Climate Update on Selected Issues of Concern
Blurb (max 320 characters)This Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) 2009 report summarises recent observations of changing climate parameters.

It also includes a review of the significance of short-lived climate forcers and prospects for their mitigation, a new evaluation of the Arctic carbon cycle, and new initiatives to improve understanding of the cryosphere and the ability to model climate change and impacts at the regional scale.

The Executive Summary contains recommendations specifically addressed to the Ministers of the eight Arctic countries.

Document type:Web page
Year Published:2009
Published by:Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)


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