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exploration of regional climate change scenarios for Scotland

Mike Hulme

exploration of regional climate change scenarios for Scotland

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Published by Stationery Office in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Scotland -- Forecasting.

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    StatementMike Hulme, Jenny Crossley and Xianfu Lu.
    ContributionsCrossley, Jenny., Lu, Xianfu., Scotland. Scottish Executive. Central Research Unit.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 50 p. ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18693155M
    ISBN 101842684930

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