Interdisciplinary aspects of climate change



Publisher: Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 507 Downloads: 258
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Subjects:

  • Climatic changes,
  • Global warming,
  • Greenhouse gases,
  • Klimaänderung -- Interdisziplinäre Forschung -- Aufsatzsammlung,
  • Interdisziplinäre Forschung -- Klimaänderung -- Aufsatzsammlung

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWalter Leal Filho, Franziska Mannke (eds.)
GenreAufsatzsammlung
SeriesEnvironmental education, communication and sustainability -- v. 29, Umweltbildung, Umweltkommunikation und Nachhaltigkeit -- Bd. 29.
ContributionsLeal Filho, Walter., Mannke, Franziska.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC903 .I487 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination507 p. :
Number of Pages507
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24023196M
ISBN 10363158153X
ISBN 109783631581537
LC Control Number2009280549

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