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Journal Articles (Earth and Atmospheric Sciences)
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- 4Carbon management
- 2Climate Change
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2006The fact that Canadian Arctic ice is melting is not in contention-it's the rate at which ice is melting and what melting ice means for the future of the Northwest Passage that ignite controversy. According to Huebert (2003). data from satellite imagery suggest that the rate of melt in the...
Carbon management in New Zealand local government: Co-benefits of action and organizational resolve in the absence of government supportDownload2014In an effort to promote public sector carbon management, in 2004, New Zealand’s (NZ) Labour-led government funded local government membership in the Communities for Climate Protection - New Zealand (CCP-NZ) program, the NZ arm of ICLEI’s Cities for Climate Protection campaign. In late 2008 the...
Download2015Climate change has the potential to dramatically change the world as we know, both in terms of the environment and the way in which societies operate. Public policy responses to climate change continue to evolve, with many western economies proposing mechanisms for emission reductions, for...
Late Paleozoic strike-slip faults in Maritime Canada and their role in the reconfiguration of the northern Appalachian orogenDownload2015-11-26Major late Paleozoic faults, many with documented strike-slip motion, have dissected the Ordovician-Devonian Appalachian orogen in the Maritime Provinces of Atlantic Canada. Activity alternated between east-west faults (Minas trend) and NE-SW faults (Appalachian trend). NW-SE faults (Canso trend)...
Managing carbon in times of political change: The rise and fall of the New Zealand Carbon Neutral Public Service programDownload2013The New Zealand (NZ) government, under Prime Minister Helen Clark’s Labour-led administration, sought in 2007 to move government core organisa- tions towards carbon neutrality. In late 2008, the NZ government changed from a Labour-led to a National-led (traditionally more conservative)...
Mixed Methods Research: A comprehensive approach for study into the New Zealand voluntary carbon marketDownload2016Climate change and solutions to solving this wicked problem require a mixed methods research approach that draws on quantitative and qualitative inquiry together. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate the applicability (and effectiveness) of a mixed methods approach applied to research...
2014In 2009, New Zealand’s (NZ) new National-led government abandoned the Carbon Neutral Public Service (CNPS) program, a Labour-led government initiative intended to help Government achieve carbon neutrality within its core agencies. This short analysis article provides an overview and brief...
On the importance of the choice of wind stress forcing to the modeling of the Mediterranean Sea circulationDownload1998A 1/4° degree ocean general circulation model is used to examine the role that four different wind stress climatologies play on the circulation of the Mediterranean. The wind stress climatologies examined are those derived from numerical weather prediction models (National Meteorological Center...
Download2017Zika, J. , Inall, M., Pillar, H., Zhao, J., Li, F., Lozier, M., Bower, A., Houpert, L., Yang, J., Bacon, S., Greenan, B., Holliday, N., Thierry, V., Marshall, D., Heimbach, P., Weller, R., Pickart, R., Lin, X., Cunningham, S., Karstensen, J., Wilson, C., Johnson, H., deYoung, B., Gary, S., Williams, R., Straneo, F., Mackay, N., Johns, W., Fischer, J., Mercier, H., de Jong, M., de Steur, L., Myers, P.For decades oceanographers have understood the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) to be primarily driven by changes in the production of deep-water formation in the subpolar and subarctic North Atlantic. Indeed, current Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projections...
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