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Special Issue: "Climatic Impacts in Australia," A. Henderson-Sellers (Clim. Impacts Ctr., Macquarie Univ., N. Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia), K. Colls, Eds., Clim. Change, 25(3-4), Dec. 1993 (Kluwer Academic Publishers).

Papers from workshops (May 1991) present an overview and emphasize the need to learn more about translating global model predictions into policies for mitigation or adaptation.

"An Antipodean Climate of Uncertainty?" A. Henderson-Sellers (addr. immed. above), 203-224. Reviews the role of uncertainty from the perspective of a natural scientist working in a developed country.

"Assessing the Impact of Weather and Climate in Australia," K. Colls (Bur. Meteor., GPO Box 787, Canberra City ACT 2601, Australia), 225-245.

"Australian Industrial and Commercial Response to Climate Change: Risk Analysis and Communication Under Uncertainty," L.M. Drosdowsky (Bur. Meteor., POB 1289K, Melbourne Victoria, Australia), W.J. Maunder, 247-254.

"Climate Change, Australian Impacts and Economic Analysis," B.R. Naughten (Bur. Agri. & Resour. Econ., GPO Box 1563, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia), 255-270. (Comment on the previoius paper.)

"Energy Market Failure in Road Transport: Is There Scope for 'No Regrets' Greenhouse Gas Reduction?" B. Naughten (addr. immed. above), B. Bowen, T. Beck, 271-288.

"Implications of Climate Change Due to the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect on Floods and Droughts in Australia," P.H. Whetton (CSIRO, Priv. Bag 1, Mordialloc 3195, Australia), 289-317.

"Greenhouse Climatic Change and Flood Damages: The Implications," D.I. Smith (Ctr. Resour. & Environ. Stud., Australian Natl. Univ., GPO Box 4, Canberra 2601, Australia), 319-333.

"The Cost of Flood Damage in Nyngan," C.S. Joy (Water Stud. Pty Ltd., POB 80, Red Hill Queensland 4059, Australia), 335-351.

"Costs and Benefits of Tropical Cyclones, Severe Thunderstorms and Bushfires in Australia," C.J. Ryan (Bur. Meteor., GPO Box 1289K, Melbourne 3001, Australia), 353-367.

"Severe Thunderstorms in New South Wales: Climatology and Means of Assessing the Impact of Climate Change," D.J. Griffiths, J.R. Colquhoun (Bur. Meteor., Sydney NSW, Australia) et al., 369-388.

"The Uses of Social and Environmental Health Indicators in Monitoring the Effects of Climate Change," V.A. Brown (Ctr. Resour. & Environ. Stud., Australian Natl. Univ., POB 4, Canberra City 2601, Australia), 389-403.

"Climate and Chronic Respiratory Disease in Sydney--The Case of Asthma," P. Curson (Clim. Impacts Ctr., Macquarie Univ., N. Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia), 405-420.

"9 to 5: 9 Approaches to Tackle 5 Aspects of Climate Change," P. Martin (Inst. Remote Sensing Appl., I-21020 Ispra (VA), Italy), M. Lefebvre, 421-438. Approaches discussed are scientific assessment, structural analysis, decision analysis, procedure analysis, game theory, cost-benefit analysis, option valuation, insurance and deterrence.

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