2: Overview

 

The Overview describes the basis for this book (as a technical report for the 2013 National Climate Assessment); explains the methods, goals, and background for the regional assessment; introduces the team of authors, editors, and sponsors who contributed to the assessment; and depicts the process and timeline followed to draft, review, synthesize, and complete the document.

Citation: 

Garfin, G. and A. Jardine. 2013. “Overview.” In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 21–36. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

This book is the integrated knowledge of 121 experts from some 50 agencies, research centers, and organizations across the Southwest and beyond.
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