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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: A Canadian Perspective
Additional copies of this report can be obtained from

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Directorate
Natural Resources Canada
601 Booth Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0E8
adaptation@nrcan.gc.ca

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2004

ISBN: 0-662-33123-0
Cat. No.: M174-2/2004E

Ce document est également offert en français sous le titre :
Impacts et adaptation liés aux changements climatiques : perspective canadienne

Edited by:
Donald S. Lemmen and Fiona J. Warren
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Directorate,
Natural Resources Canada Ottawa, Ontario

Principal Writer:
Fiona J. Warren, Natural Resources Canada

Other Contributing writers:
Elaine Barrow, University of Regina (Chapter 2: Directions)
Ryan Schwartz, Natural Resources Canada (Chapter 7: Coastal Zone)
Jean Andrey, University of Waterloo (Chapter 8: Transportation)
Brian Mills, Environment Canada (Chapter 8: Transportation)
Dieter Riedel, Health Canada (Chapter 9: Human Health and Well-Being)

Acknowledgements

The Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Directorate, Natural Resources Canada, gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the following people in reviewing chapters and providing comments:

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