Robert T. Watson
The World Bank
Core Writing Team
Based on a draft prepared by:
Core Writing Team
Daniel L. Albritton, Terry Barker, Igor A. Bashmakov, Osvaldo Canziani, Renate Christ, Ulrich Cubasch, Ogunlade Davidson,Habiba Gitay, David Griggs, John Houghton, Joanna House, Zbigniew Kundzewicz, Murari Lal, Neil Leary, ChristopherMagadza, James J. McCarthy, John F.B. Mitchell, Jose Roberto Moreira, Mohan Munasinghe, Ian Noble, Rajendra Pachauri,Barrie Pittock, Michael Prather, Richard G. Richels, John B. Robinson, Jayant Sathaye, Stephen Schneider, Robert Scholes,Thomas Stocker, Narasimhan Sundararaman, Rob Swart, Tomihiro Taniguchi, and D. Zhou
All IPCC Authors
David J. Dokken, Maria Noguer, Paul van der Linden, Cathy Johnson, Jiahua Pan, and the GRID-Arendal Design Studio
Contribution of Working Groups I, II, and III to the Third Assessment Report
of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Published for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Referencing the Volume
IPCC, 2001: Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report. A Contribution of Working Groups I, II, and III to the Third Assessment Report of theIntegovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Watson, R.T. and the Core Writing Team (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge,United Kingdom, and New York, NY, USA, 398 pp.
Cover Image Credits
Center: Earth -- shown for a projection centered on Asia -- as seen by the Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) onboard the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) EOS-Terra satellite. Land-surface data composited spatially at 1 km andtemporally during May and June 2001; cloud layer derived from EOS-Terra, GOES 8/10, GMS-5, and Meteosat 5/7 sensor data; sea-icecomposited over an 8-day period using MODIS data; and U.S. Geological Survey topography data overlain to visualize the terrain. Image byReto Stöckli, Science Systems and Applications, Inc., and the Visualization and Analysis Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Right: The Lena Delta, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia, as imaged from two Landsat-7 scenes taken at noon, 27 July 2000. Generated bythe Norwegian Mapping Authority and GRID-Arendal, with palette derived from infrared channels to yield "natural colors" for the variouslandscape elements.
Lower Left: "One Way Water" (Thailand). Photograph provided by Topham/UNEP/Waranun Chutchawantipakorn.
Upper Left: "In Search of Water" (India). Photograph provided by Topham/UNEP/P.K. De.
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