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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Paleoclimatology -- Congresses.,
  • Human beings -- Effect of climate on -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by T.M.L. Wigley, M.J. Ingram, and G. Farmer.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsWigley, T. M. L., Ingram, M. J., Farmer, G.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 530 p. :
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18198313M
ISBN 100521312205

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