The integration of basic climate science and stakeholder interests was carried out by Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) by adopting an iterative model of regional assessment research. The data could be used by all stakeholders to improve their stock situation. CLIMAS integrates the basic climate science and the interests of the stakeholders by making the stakeholders involve and interact in regional assessment research. Its work also involves close interaction with doctors and public health officials to study the environmental factors which affect the climate sensitive diseases. The research results provides evidences in diversified fields of ecology, socioeconomics, and cultural fields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4981-4990
Number of pages10
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
StatePublished - 2004
EventCombined Preprints: 84th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting - Seattle, WA., United States
Duration: Jan 11 2004Jan 15 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atmospheric Science


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