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Physical and economic consequences of climate change in Europe
Quantitative estimates of the economic damages of climate change usually are based on aggregate relationships linking average temperature change to loss in gross domestic product (GDP). However,Expand
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Mediterranean Tourism and Climate (Change): A Survey-Based Study
This paper reports on a pilot study of tourists' views on the roles of climate and climate change. Data was collected in 2007 at one Belgian and one Dutch airport among tourists waiting for theirExpand
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Climate Change and Tourist Comfort on Europe's Beaches in Summer: A Reassessment
Major impacts of climate change have been projected for tourism in Europe. Typically, these projections took general tourism activities such as sight-seeing and their climate requirements as theirExpand
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A climate change vulnerability assessment methodology for coastal tourism
Coastal and marine environments are among the most popular areas for outdoor recreation and tourism. Coastal areas have also been identified as the most vulnerable to climate change, for example as aExpand
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Costing the impact of climate change on tourism in Europe: results of the PESETA project
Climate change might lead to large shifts in tourist flows, with large economic implications. This article simulates the effect of future climate change by the 2080s on outdoor international tourismExpand
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Linking beach recreation to weather conditions: a case study in Zandvoort, Netherlands.
Beach recreation is one of the most weather-sensitive leisure activities. However, there is a lack of scientific knowledge about how the different weather/climate variables influence beach visitationExpand
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Impacts of climate change in tourism in Europe. PESETA-Tourism study
This document contains the results of the physical impact assessment for tourism within the context of the PESETA project. Tourism is a multi-billion euro industry that is highly dependent on climateExpand
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Cognition and Life: The Autonomy of Cognition
In this paper we propose a philosophical distinction between biological and cognitive domains based on two conditions that are postulated to obtain a useful characterization of cognition: biologicalExpand
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Organizational Malfunctions and the Notions of Health and Disease
In this paper we develop a systemic-organizational account of the notion of biological malfunction and present the implications of this theoretical model for the philosophy of medicine. We try toExpand
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Even the simplest cell exhibits a high degree of functional differentiation (FD) realized through several mechanisms and devices contributing differently to its maintenance. Searching for the originExpand
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