• Geography
  • Published 2007

Adaptive Capacity of Water Management to Climate Change in Brazil: A Case Study Analysis of the Baixo Jaguaribe and Pirapama River Basins

@inproceedings{Engle2007AdaptiveCO,
  title={Adaptive Capacity of Water Management to Climate Change in Brazil: A Case Study Analysis of the Baixo Jaguaribe and Pirapama River Basins},
  author={Nathan Lee Engle},
  year={2007}
}
Adaptive capacity to climate change describes the ability of a system to adjust to climate-change impacts, consequences, and opportunities. The capacity to adapt is considered one component of the broader topic of vulnerability to climate change. In vulnerability studies, researchers have focused on understanding the anticipated impacts on a respective region, and the physical conditions that leave systems sensitive and exposed. The unique human component of vulnerability analysis, adaptive… CONTINUE READING

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