5 edition of Understanding climatic change found in the catalog.
Reprint of the 1975 ed. published by the National Academy of Sciences, Washington.
|Statement||United States Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program, National Research Council.|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.C5 U54 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 239 p. :|
|Number of Pages||239|
|LC Control Number||79022423|
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