Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases: The Hungarian Perspective by László HaszpraAtmospheric Greenhouse Gases: The Hungarian Perspective by László Haszpra

Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases: The Hungarian Perspective

EditorLászló Haszpra

Hardcover | November 5, 2010

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Human induced global climate change is the biggest challenge humankind faces today. Increasing amount of atmospheric greenhouse gases play a crucial role in the evolution of the climate. Without the understanding of the contributing processes, feedbacks and interactions we cannot predict the future changes and develop effective mitigation strategies. To decrease the uncertainty of the global studies detailed regional studies are needed surveying the regional characteristics of the atmospheric greenhouse gas budget and the influencing factors. Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases: The Hungarian Perspective covers a coherent subset of the Hungarian climate change oriented research that is directly related to greenhouse gases. Topics discussed in the book range from the monitoring of the concentrations and fluxes of atmospheric greenhouse gases, through the modeling of atmosphere-biosphere interaction and greenhouse gas exchange processes, to the review of the anthropogenic contribution of Hungary to the greenhouse gas budget of the atmosphere. The studies call the attention to the regional properties which may modulate the European scale or global picture on the variation of atmospheric greenhouse gases.
Title:Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases: The Hungarian PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:406 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.98 inPublished:November 5, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048199492

ISBN - 13:9789048199495

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List of authors  1. Introduction     (Haszpra, L.) Part I - Atmospheric trends and fluctuations   2. History and sites of atmospheric greenhouse gas monitoring in Hungary     (Haszpra, L., Barcza, Z., Szilágyi, I.)  3. Trends and temporal variations of major greenhouse gases at a rural site in Central Europe     (Haszpra, L., Barcza, Z., Szilágyi, I., Dlugokencky, E., Tans, P.)  4. Regional climate change and fluctuations as reflected in the atmospheric carbon dioxide     concentration     (Haszpra, L., Barcza, Z.) Part II - Measurements and estimations of biosphere-atmosphere exchange of greenhouse gases   5. Methodologies     (Farkas, Cs., Alberti, G., Balogh, J., Barcza, Z., Birkás, M., Czóbel, Sz., Davis, K. J.,     Führer, E., Gelybó, Gy., Grosz, B., Kljun, N., Koós, S., Machon, A., Marjanovic, H.,      Nagy Z., Peresotti, A., Pintér, K., Tóth, E., Horváth, L.)  6. Grasslands     (Nagy, Z., Barcza, Z., Horváth, L., Balogh, J., Hagyó, A., Káposztás, N., Grosz, B.,      Machon, A., Pintér, K.)  7. Forests     (Marjanovic, H., Alberti, G., Balogh, J., Czóbel, Sz., Horváth, L., Jagodics, A., Nagy, Z.,      Ostrogovic, M. Z., Peressotti, A., Führer, E.)  8. Arable lands     (Tóth, E., Barcza, Z., Birkás, M., Gelybó, Gy., Zsembeli, J., Bottlik, L., Davis, K. J.,      Haszpra, L., Kern, A., Kljun, N., Koós, S., Kovács, Gy., Stingli, A., Farkas, Cs.) Part III - Modeling of biosphere-atmosphere exchange of greenhouse gases   9. Models and their adaptation     (Somogyi, Z., Hidy, D., Gelybó, Gy., Barcza, Z., Churkina, G., Haszpra, L., Horváth, L.,      Machon, A., Grosz, B.) 10. Grasslands     (Hidy, D., Machon, A., Haszpra, L., Nagy, Z., Pintér, K., Churkina, G., Grosz, B.,      Horváth L., Barcza, Z.) 11. Forests     (Somogyi Z.) 12. Arable lands     (Grosz, B., Gelybó, Gy., Churkina, G., Haszpra, L., Hidy, D., Horváth, L., Kern, A.,      Kljun, N., Machon, A., Pásztor, L., Barcza, Z.) 13. Model Based Biospheric Greenhouse Gas Balance of Hungary     (Barcza, Z., Bondeau, A., Churkina, G., Ciais, Ph., Czóbel, Sz., Gelybó, Gy., Grosz, B.,      Haszpra, L., Hidy, D., Horváth, L., Machon, A., Pásztor, L., Somogyi, Z., Van Oost, K.) Part IV - Greenhouse gas emissions and removals in Hungary based on IPCC methodology  14. Long term trends and country specific methodologies     (Kis-Kovács, G., Lovas, K., Nagy, E., Tarczay, K.) 15. Terrestrial biosphere     (Somogyi, Z., Borka, Gy., Lovas, K., Zsembeli, J.) 16. Energy production, industrial processes and waste management Subject index