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Akiner, S. and A. Aldis (Eds.), 2004: The Caspian: Politics, Energy, Security . RoutledgeCurzon, UK Head Office, 11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE, UK; web:

Biswas, A., O. Unver, and C. Tortajada (Eds.), 2004: Water as a Focus for Regional Development. Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK; web:

Clarke, R. and J. King, 2004: The Atlas of Water: Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource . Earthscan Publications Ltd., 120 Pentonville Rd., London N1 9JN UK;

Coward, H. and A.J. Weaver (Eds.), 2004: Hard Choices: Climate Change in Canada . Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, Ont. Canada N2L3C5;

Ehlers, E. and C.F. Gethmann (Eds.), 2003: Environment Across Cultures . Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, Tiergartenstr. 17, D-69121 Heidelberg, Germany, email

Harris, F. (Ed.), 2004: Global Environmental Issues . John Wiley & Sons, Corporate Hq., 111 River St., Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774 USA;

Kondratyev, K.Y., V.F. Krapivin, V.P. Savinykh, and C.A. Varotsos, 2004: Global Ecodynamics: A Multi-dimensional Analysis . Springer-Praxis Books, Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, Tiergartenstr. 17, D-69121 Heidelberg, Germany, email

Kondratyev, K.Y., K.S. Losev, M.D. Ananicheva, and I.V. Chesnokova, 2004: Stability of Life on Earth: Principal Subject of Scientific Research in the 21 st Century . Springer-Praxis Books (see above).

Marti, R.Z. (Ed.), 2003: Handbook for Estimating the Socio-economic and Environmental Effects of Disasters . UN Economic Commission for Latin America & Caribbean and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. ProVention Consortium Secretariat,

Meyers, N. and J. Kent, 2004: New Consumers: The Influence of Affluence on the Environment . Island Press; 1718 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009-1148;

Orr, D.W., 2004: Earth in Mind – 10 th Anniversary Edition . Island Press; 1718 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009-1148;

Smith, K., 2004: Environmental Hazards: Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster, 4 th edition . Routledge, UK Head Office, 11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE, UK;

Steffen, W. A. Sanderson, P.D. Tyson et al., 2004: Global Change and the Earth System: A Planet Under Pressure . Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, Tiergartenstr. 17, D-69121 Heidelberg, Germany, email

Tortajada, C., B.P.F. Braga, A.K. Biswas, and L.E. Garcia (Eds.), 2003: Water Policies and Institutions in Latin America. Oxford Univ. Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK; web:

Wainwright, J. and J.B. Thornes, 2003: Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean: Processes and Perspectives from the Past and Present . Routledge, UK Head Office, 11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE, UK; web:

Wescoat, Jr., J. and G. White, 2003: Water for Life: Water Management and Environmental Policy . Cambridge University Press, 40 W. 20 th St., New York, NY 10011-4211; web:

WHO (World Health Organization), 2003: Climate Change and Human Health: Risks and Responses . WMO, 20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland;

Zschau, J. and A. Küppers, 2003: Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction . Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, Tiergartenstr. 17, D-69121 Heidelberg, Germany; email



Friday, Jr., E.W., 2003: Communicating Uncertainties in Weather and Climate Information: A Workshop Summary. National Academies Press, 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Lockbox 285, Washington, DC 20055 USA; web:

Lash, J., 2004: Environmental Stories to Watch in 2004 . World Resources Institute, 10 G. St. N.E., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20002; web:

Population Action International, 2003: The Security Demographic: Population and Civil Conflict After the Cold War . PAI, 1300 19th St. NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20036;

Shea, E.L. and A.R. Subbiah (Eds.), 2004: Symposium on Climate and Extreme Events in Asia-Pacific: Enhancing Resilience and Improving Decision Making . East-West Ctr., 1601 East-West Rd., Honolulu, HI 96848-1601;

Silvestre, G. et al. (Eds.), 2003: Assessment, Management and Future Directions for Coastal Fisheries in Asian Countries . WorldFish Center, PO Box 5000 GPO, 10670 Penang, Malaysia; email:

WHO (World Health Organization), 2004: Using Climate to Predict Infectious Disease Outbreaks: A Review . WHO, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland;

WHO, 2004: The World Health Report 2004: HIV/AIDS: Changing History . WHO, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland;

WMO (World Meteorological Organization), 2004: Weather, Climate and Water in the Information Age . WMO, Information & Public Affairs, 7 bis, avenue de la Paix, PO Box 2300, CH-1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland; web:

World Bank, 2004: World Development Indicators 2004. World Bank, 1818 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20433;



Anex, R., 2004: Something new under the sun? The industrial ecology of biobased materials. Journal of Industrial Ecology , 7 (3-4), 1-4.

Arnell, N., 2004: Climate change and global water resources: SRES emissions and socioeconomic scenarios. Global Environmental Change , 14 (1), 31-52.

Barannik, V. O. Borysova, and F. Stolberg, 2004: The Caspian Sea region: Environmental change. Ambio , 33 (1-2), 45-51.

Barnett, D.N., 2004: Viewpoint: How to ask the right questions about climate change. Weather , 59 (6), 162-163.

Barnett, T., R.Malone, W. Pennell et al., 2004: The effects of climate change on water resources in the West: Introduction and overview. Climatic Change , 62 (1-3), 1-11.

Barnston, A., S.J. Mason, L. Goddard, D. DeWitt, and S.E. Zebiak, 2003: Multimodel ensembling in seasonal climate forecasting at IRI. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 84 (12), 1783-1796.

Bell, J., L. Sloan, and M. Snyder, 2004: Regional changes in extreme climatic events: A future climate scenario. Journal of Climate , 17 (1), 81-87.

Biswas, A., 2004: Is the global debate on dams relevant? Asian Water (March), 33-36.

Boone, R.B., K.A. Galvin, M.B. Coughenour, J.W. Hudson, P.J. Weisberg, C.H. Vogel, and J.E. Ellis, 2004: Ecosystem modeling adds value to a South African climate forecast. Climatic Change , 64 (3), 317-340.

Changnon, D., 2004: Improving outreach in atmospheric sciences: Assessment of users of climate products. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 85 (4), 601-606.

Chao, W.C. and B. Chen, 2004: Single and double ITCZ in an aqua-planet model with constant sea surface temperature and solar angle. Climate Dynamics , 22 (4), 447-459.

Chen, D., M.A. Cane, A. Kaplan, S.E. Zebiak, and D.J. Huang, 2004: Predictability of el Nino over the past 148 years. Nature , 428 (6984), 733-736.

Chou, C., 2004: Establishment of the low-level wind anomalies over the western North Pacific during ENSO development. Journal of Climate , 17 (11), 2195-2212.

Cook, C. C. Reason, and B. Hewitson, 2004: Wet and dry spells within particularly wet and dry summers in the South African summer rainfall region. Climate Research , 26 , 17-31.

Daoji, L. and D. Daler, 2004: Ocean pollution from land-based sources: East China Sea, China. Ambio , 33 (1-2), 107-113.

Davis, R., P. Knappenberger, P. Michaels, and W. Novicoff, 2004: Seasonality of climate-human mortality relationships in US cities and impacts of climate change. Climate Research , 26 , 61-76.

Dessai, S., W.N. Adger, M. Hulme, J.Turnpenny, J. Köhler, R. Warren, 2004: Defining and experiencing dangerous climate change. Climatic Change , 64 (1-2), 11-25.

Droogers, P., 2004: Adaptation to climate change to enhance food security and preserve environmental quality: Example for southern Sri Lanka. Agricultural Water Management , 66 (1), 15-34.

Fried, J., M. Torn, and E. Mills, 2004: The impact of climate change on wildfire severity: A regional forecast for Northern California. Climatic Change , 64 (1-2), 169-191.

Fu, Q., C.M. Johanson, S.G. Warren, and D.J. Seidel, 2004: Contribution of stratospheric cooling to satellite-inferred tropospheric temperature trends. Nature , 429 (6987), 55-58.

Glantz, M.H., 2004: Stamping our environmental disasters. Poverty and Environmental Times , 2 (4), 8-9. Web:

Glantz, M.H. and N. Lieb, 2003: Book review of Climate Change Economics and Policy—An RFF Anthology , M.A. Toman (Ed.), 2001. The Journal of Energy and Development , 29 (1), 150-152.

Harrison, D.E., A. Knap, and T.C. Malone, 2004: Climate and the marine environment. World Climate News , 25 (June), 3.

Harvey, N. and B. Mitchell, 2003: Monitoring sea-level change in Oceania. Tiempo , 50 (December), 1-6.

Hempel, G. and D. Daler, 2004: Why a Global International Waters Assessment? Ambio , 33 (1-2), 2-6.

Higgins, P.A.T. and M. Vellinga, 2004: Ecosystem responses to abrupt climate change: Teleconnections, scale and the hydrological cycle. Climatic Change , 64 (1-2), 127-142.

IPRC Climate , 2004: Indian Ocean climate and El Niño: A two-way affair? IPRC Climate , 3 (2), 7.

Kang, I.-S, J.-S. Kug, S.-I. An, and F.-F. Jin, 2004: A near-annual Pacific Ocean basin mode. Journal of Climate , 17 (12), 2478-2488.

Kosloff, L. and M. Trexler, 2004: State climate change initiatives: Think locally, act globally. Natural Resources and Environment , 18 (3), 46-50.

McBean, G., 2004: Climate change and extreme weather: A basis for action. Natural Hazards , 31 (1), 177-190.

McPhaden, M., 2004: Evolution of the 2002/03 El Niño. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 85 (5), 677-695.

Michaelowa, A., 2004: Abrupt climate change: Inevitable surprises. Climatic Change , 64 (3), 377-380.

Mokhov, I.I., D.V. Khvorostyanov, and A.V. Eliseev, 2004: Decadal and longer-term changes in El Niño-Southern Oscillation characteristics. International Journal of Climatology , 24 (4), 401-414.

Oppenheimer, M. and R. Alley, 2004: The West Antarctic ice sheet and long-term climate policy. Climatic Change , 64 (1-2), 1-10.

Pan, Z., M.Segal, R.W. Arritt and E.S. Takle, 2004: On the potential change in solar irradiance over the U.S. due to increases of atmospheric greenhouse gases. Renewable Energy, 29, 1923-1928.

Parker, D.E., L.V. Alexander, and J. Kennedy, 2004: Global and regional climate in 2003. Weather , 59 (6), 145-152.

Parry, M., 2004: Global impacts of climate change under the SRES scenarios.

Parry, M.L., C. Rosenweig, A. Iglesias, M. Livermore, and G. Fischer, 2004: Effects of climate change on global food production under SRES emissions and socio-economic scenarios. Global Environmental Change , 14 (1), 53-67.

Payet, R. and D. Obura, 2004: The negative impacts of human activities in the Eastern African region: An international waters perspective. Ambio , 33 (1-2), 24-33.

Pielke, Jr., R.A., 2004: What is climate change? Issues in Science and Technology, Summer 2004 , 1-4.

Schjolden, A., 2003: Are vulnerability and adaptability two sides of the same coin? IHDP Newsletter , 4 , 12-14.

Spencer, H., J. Slingo, and M. Davey, 2004: Seasonal predictability of ENSO teleconnections: the role of the remote ocean response. Climate Dynamics , 22 , 511-526.

Stive, M., 2004: How important is global warming for coastal erosion? Climatic Change , 64 (1-2), 27-39.

Thatcher, P.D., 2004: As the planet heats up, will the topsoil melt away? Journal of Soil and Water Conservation , 59 (1), 12A.

Thomas, H., Y. Bozec, K. Elkalay, and H.J.W. de Baar, 2004: Enhanced open ocean storage of CO­ 2 from shelf sea pumping. Science , 304 (5673), 1005-1008.

Tilburg, C.E. and R.W. Garvine, 2004: A simple model for coastal sea level prediction. Weather and Forecasting , 19 (3), 511-519.

Töpfer, K., 2004: The real price of water. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment , 2 (2), 59.

Wallström, M., B. Bolin, P. Crutzen, and W. Steffen, 2004: The Earth's life-support system is in peril. Global Change NewsLetter , 57 , 22-23.

Wang, Y. and R.D. Field, 2004: Trends in atmospheric haze induced by peat fires in Sumatra Island, Indonesia and the El Niño phenomenon from 1973 to 2003. Geophysical Research Letters , 31 .

WMO (World Meteorological Organization), 2004: Towards an El Niño index. World Climate News , 24 , 4.

Ziervogel, G. and R. Calder, 2003: Climate variability and rural livelihoods: Assessing the impact of seasonal climate forecasts. Area , 35 (4), 403-417.

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