Economic Value of Weather and Climate Forecasts (Paperback)
  • Economic Value of Weather and Climate Forecasts (Paperback)
zoom

Economic Value of Weather and Climate Forecasts (Paperback)

(editor), (editor)
£45.99
Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 08/09/2005
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Weather and climate extremes can significantly impact the economics of a region. This book examines how weather and climate forecasts can be used to mitigate the impact of the weather on the economy. Interdisciplinary in scope, it explores the meteorological, economic, psychological, and statistical aspects to weather prediction. The contributors encompass forecasts over a wide range of temporal scales, from weather over the next few hours to the climate months or seasons ahead, and address the impact of these forecasts on human behaviour. Economic Value of Weather and Climate Forecasts seeks to determine the economic benefits of existing weather forecasting systems and the incremental benefits of improving these systems, and will be an interesting and essential reference for economists, statisticians, and meteorologists.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521435710
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"...this book has a strong, quantitative flavor oriented to statistical approaches and methods for verifying forecasts and for optimal forecast evaluation procedures. For those specializing in forecast evaluations with an economic decision-oriented flavor, this book will be very useful." Stanley A. Changnon, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
"...this book contains a lot of highly useful, basic information and concepts, especially on forecast quality assessments, and points out ways to translate these assessments into `value' concepts." Elmar R. Reiter, Meteorology & Atmosphere Physics

You may also be interested in...

Climate Casino
Added to basket
The Economics of Enough
Added to basket
The Killing Of The Countryside
Added to basket
Bleakonomics
Added to basket
£21.99
Paperback
The Age of Sustainable Development
Added to basket
The Plundered Planet
Added to basket
The Quest
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Degrowth
Added to basket
£27.99
Paperback
Winner Take All
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Third Industrial Revolution
Added to basket
Cities for a Small Country
Added to basket
Natural Capital
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Why We Disagree about Climate Change
Added to basket
The Five Stages of Collapse
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.