IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007
Climate Change 2007: Working Group II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

Coordinating Lead Authors:

Oleg A. Anisimov (Russia), David G. Vaughan (UK)

Lead Authors:

Terry Callaghan (Sweden/UK), Christopher Furgal (Canada), Harvey Marchant (Australia), Terry D. Prowse (Canada), Hjalmar Vilhjálmsson (Iceland), John E. Walsh (USA)

Contributing Authors:

Torben R. Christensen (Sweden), Donald L. Forbes (Canada), Frederick E. Nelson (USA), Mark Nuttall (Canada/UK), James D. Reist (Canada), George A. Rose (Canada), Jef Vandenberghe (The Netherlands), Fred J. Wrona (Canada)

Review Editors:

Roger Barry (USA), Robert Jefferies (Canada), John Stone (Canada)

This chapter should be cited as:

Anisimov, O.A., D.G. Vaughan, T.V. Callaghan, C. Furgal, H. Marchant, T.D. Prowse, H. Vilhjálmsson and J.E. Walsh, 2007: Polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic). Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 653-685.