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problem of climate

W. Lawrence Gates

problem of climate

a review for the nonspecialist

by W. Lawrence Gates

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Published by Rand Corporaton] in [Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. Lawrence Gates.
    SeriesRand paper series ; P- 5472
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16462582M

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