North Sea Region Climate Change Assessment (Regional Climate by Markus Quante, Franciscus Colijn

By Markus Quante, Franciscus Colijn

This booklet bargains an updated overview of our present realizing of weather swap within the North Sea and adjoining components, in addition to its influence on ecosystems and socio-economic sectors. It offers a close evaluation of weather switch in keeping with released medical paintings compiled via self reliant foreign specialists from climate-related disciplines reminiscent of oceanography, atmospheric sciences, marine and terrestrial ecology, utilizing a local overview and evaluate procedure just like that of the Intergovernmental Panel on weather swap (IPCC). It presents a entire assessment of all points of our altering weather, discussing a variety of themes together with previous, present and destiny weather switch, and climate-related adjustments in marine, terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. It additionally explores the influence of weather switch on socio-economic sectors akin to fisheries, agriculture, coastal sector administration, coastal safety, city weather, recreation/tourism, offshore activities/energy, and pollution.

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The North Sea is a sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2); uptake declined over the last decade owing to lower pH and higher temperatures. Short-term variations in all variables (including sea-surface temperature and sea level) exceed climate-related changes over the past two centuries. This is especially true for salinity, currents (varying with tides, winds, and seasonal density), waves, storm surges and suspended particulate matter (varying with currents, river inputs and seasonal stratification).

The rocks of this region include some of the oldest in Great Britain. The coasts of southern Scotland and northern England also feature cliffs of various sizes, which were shaped by several glaciation events and erosion. But in contrast to the northern part of Scotland, this region has a much gentler topography. Pebble beaches and intersections by river valleys are typical of this coastal region. The Firth of Tay and Firth of Forth are the most prominent features along the coastline; the latter being one of the major UK estuaries.

On the French Channel coast industrial activities are concentrated in the Calais-Dunkerque region and around the Seine estuary. In Belgium the coastal industry is chiefly found in the Antwerp area near the Scheldt estuary. The estuaries of the Scheldt, Meuse and Rhine and the greater Amsterdam area are the major industrial regions in the Netherlands. German coastal industries are concentrated near the banks of the rivers Elbe, Weser, Ems and Jade. At the North Sea coast of Denmark, some industry occurs around the town of Esbjerg, more industrial activity is situated on the east coast of Jutland.

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