2 edition of Extending science for global environmental change found in the catalog.
Extending science for global environmental change
|Series||Geographical papers -- 119, Norma Wilkinson memorial lecture -- 22|
|Contributions||University of Reading. Department of Geography.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||11|
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