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Future climate change

Mark Maslin

Future climate change

critical concepts in the environment

by Mark Maslin

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mark Maslin and Samuel Randalls
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC902.9 .F88 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24907173M
    ISBN 109780415569811, 9780415569828, 9780415569835, 9780415569842, 9780415569859
    LC Control Number2011028145


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