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Assessing the impact of climatic change in cold water regions

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Published by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg, Austria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementM.L. Parry and T.R. Carter (editors) ; Report of a workshop held at Villach, Austria 19-23 September 1983 as part of the International Study Conference on the Sensitivity of Ecosystems and Society to Climate Change ....
SeriesSummary report / International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis -- SR-84-1
ContributionsParry, M. L. 1945-, Carter, T. R., International Study Conference on the Sensitivity of Ecosystems and Society to Climatic Change (1983 : Villach)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14224873M

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