By So Kazama, Ayumu Sato, Seiki Kawagoe (auth.), Akimasa Sumi, Kensuke Fukushi, Ai Hiramatsu (eds.)
In fresh many years there was a starting to be wisdom of ways complicated the interactions are among people and the surroundings. thankfully, growth has been made in knowing this courting, and new applied sciences were potent in addressing environmental difficulties. even though belatedly, there was an acknowledgment of the incompatibility of the world's finite assets with humankind's more and more better wishes for them, and of ways this sort of problem calls for broadened collaboration between engineers, social scientists, politicians and monetary powers. worldwide contract that the fundamental problems with the twenty-first century can't be solved by means of anybody self-discipline has ended in the idea that of sustainability. The transdisciplinary contributions chosen for inclusion during this e-book handle those matters with an outline of the varied fields of research regarding sustainability. This selection of paintings is meant to pave the way in which for additional collaboration between scientists and countries as well.
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The MLIT uses this method to calculate the benefit of infrastructure renovation for flood control based on the flood control economy investigation manual (2005). The manual does not take into account the possibility that extreme rainfall will be affected by climate change: the return period shift caused by climate change is not taken into account, and changes in rainfall intensity are considered by only using a return 14 S. Kazama et al. period estimated from current statistical calculations. The benefit of these measures for flood protection with return periods of 50–100 years nearly equals the different potential damage costs.
32 J. Furuya and S. Kobayashi Fig. 11 Production of rice in the world Fig. 12 Production of soybeans in the US Soybeans are used not only as food, but also for feed and for producing oil. Thus, soybeans have two types of demand: food demand and input demand for livestock and oil production. These input demands are highly responsive to price changes. , the US, Brazil, Argentina, and China. The evolutionary plant breeding of soybeans in the last two decades may lead to a higher production response to price changes in the simulation.
1 Introduction Global and regional climates have already begun changing. 7°C. But this rise has not been continuous. 18°C per decade. , expansion of seawater volume due to global warming) would continue for many centuries, due to the time required to transport heat into the deep ocean. Meteorology is the driving force for lake internal heating, cooling, mixing and circulation, which in turn affect nutrient cycling, food-web characteristics and other important features of lake/reservoir limnology.