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Climate change and its impacts

Great Britain. Meteorological Office.

Climate change and its impacts

a global perspective

by Great Britain. Meteorological Office.

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Published by Great Britain, Meteorological Office in [U.K.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementsome recent results from the UK research programme ; Met.Office.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16262009M
ISBN 100861803396

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