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Potential Impacts of Global Climate Change

  • Hideo Harasawa
  • Yuzuru Matsuoka
  • Kiyoshi Takahashi
  • Yasuaki Hijioka
  • Yoko Shimada
  • Yosuke Munesue
  • Murari Lal

Abstract

AIM/Impact model, an integrated assessment model of climate change impacts, has been developed in order to evaluate future climate change impacts and to support decision making on the global/Asia scale. AIM/Impact model consists of sub-models for evaluating impacts on major vulnerable sectors (water, agriculture, ecosystem, human health) and linkages among them. In this chapter, the general framework of AIM/Impact and examples of model outputs are introduced with a brief description of the sub-models.

Keywords

Climate Change Forest Type Water Demand Climate Change Impact Future Climate Scenario 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideo Harasawa
    • 1
  • Yuzuru Matsuoka
    • 2
  • Kiyoshi Takahashi
    • 1
  • Yasuaki Hijioka
    • 1
  • Yoko Shimada
    • 3
  • Yosuke Munesue
    • 4
  • Murari Lal
    • 5
  1. 1.National Institute for Environmental StudiesTsukubaJapan
  2. 2.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Kobe Institute of HealthKobeJapan
  4. 4.Tokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan
  5. 5.Indian Institute of TechnologyNew DelhiIndia

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