Climate change: directory of references/resources


Monitoring, surveillance, and indicators

Climate

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    Climate Research Unit. Online climate monitoring. University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
    http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/
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    IPCC special reports on climate change. (series: emissions scenarios; aviation; land use and forestry; technology transfer; regional impacts). Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change/United Nations Environment Programme and World Meteorological Organization, 1999-2000. Available in English, French, Russian, Spanish and Arabic/Chinese.
    http://www.grida.no/climate/ipcc/index.htm
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    Vital climate graphics. Arendal, United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database, 2002
    http://www.grida.no/climate/vital/
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    Vital climate graphics: Africa. Arendal, United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database, 2002
    http://www.grida.no/climate/vitalafrica/
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    World climate data and monitoring programme (WCDMP). Geneva, World Meteorological Organization.
    http://www.wmo.ch/web/wcp/wcdmp/home.html

Surveillance of climate-sensitive diseases

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    Demographic Health Surveys (DHS). Statistical information on population, health and nutrition. Calverton, Maryland, USA, Measure DHS.
    http://www.measuredhs.com/
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    Ebi KL and Gamble JL. Summary of a workshop on the development of health models and scenarios: strategies for the future Environmental Health Perspectives, March 2005, 113 (3)
    http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2004/7380/abstract.html
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    Emergency Disasters Database (EM-DAT). A searchable database of natural and man-made disasters worldwide. Brussels, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED).
    http://www.em-dat.net/
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    INDEPTH Network. INDEPTH is an international network currently consisting of 31 demographic surveillance system (DSS) field sites in 17 countries located in Africa and Asia. Accra, Ghana.
    http://www.indepth-network.org/
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    MARA/ARMA. Mapping malaria risk in Africa. MARA/ARMA provides an atlas of malaria for Africa, for rational and targeted implementation of malaria control. Sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme and other international partners. Durban, South Africa.
    http://www.mara.org.za/
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