3 edition of Adaptation to climate variability and change found in the catalog.
Adaptation to climate variability and change
IPCC Workshop on Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change (1998 San Jose, Costa Rica)
1998 by Atmospheric Environment Service, Environment Canada in Downsview, Ont .
Written in English
Distributed by the Government of Canada Depository Services Program.
|Statement||D.C. MacIver, editor.|
|Contributions||MacIver, D. C., Canada. Atmospheric Environment Service.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||98701809|
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