Chapter 4

Changes in impacts of climate extremes: human systems and ecosystems

 

Coordinating Lead Authors

John Handmer

Centre for Risk & Community Safety-RMIT University

Australia

Yasushi Honda

University of Tsukuba

Japan

Zbigniew Kundzewicz

Polish Academy of Sciences

Poland

Lead Authors

Nigel Arnell

University of Reading

United Kingdom

Gerardo Benito

Spanish Council for Scientific Research

Spain

Jerry Hatfield

USDA Agricultural Research Service

United States

Ismail Fadl El Moula Mohamed

Sudan Meteorological Authority

Sudan

Pascal Peduzzi

UNEP

Switzerland

Wu Shaohong

Inst. of Geographical Sciences & Natural Resources Research

China

Boris Sherstyukov

All Russian Research Inst. of Hydrometeorological Information World Data Center

Russian Federation

Kiyoshi Takahashi

Nationall Institute for Environmental Studies

Japan

Zheng Yan

Institute of Urban & Environmental Studies

China

Review Editors

Avelino Suarez

Institute of Ecology and Systematic, Cuban Environment Agency

Cuba

Sebastian Vicuna

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Chile

Contributing Authors

  • Amjad Abdulla – Maldives
  • Laurens M. Bouwer – Netherlands
  • John Campbell – New Zealand
  • Masahiro Hashizume – Japan
  • Fred Hattermann – Germany
  • Robert Heilmayr – United States
  • Adriana Keating – Australia
  • Monique Ladds – Australia
  • Katharine Mach – United States
  • Michael Mastrandrea – United States
  • Reinhard Mechler – Germany
  • Carlos Nobre – Brazil
  • Apurva Sanghi – World Bank
  • James Screen – Australia
  • Joel Smith – United States
  • Adonis Velegrakis – Greece
  • Walter Vergara – World Bank
  • Anya M. Waite – Australia
  • Jason Westrich – United States
  • Joshua Whittaker – Australia
  • Hiroya Yamano – Japan
  • Yin Yunhe – China