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Climate impacts of double CO₂

Jon G. Medina

Climate impacts of double CO₂

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver Office in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric carbon dioxide -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Climatic changes.,
  • Environmental impact analysis -- North Dakota.,
  • Wetlands -- North Dakota.,
  • Environmental impact analysis -- Colorado -- Gunnison River Watershed.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGlobal Climate Change Response Program., Climate impacts of double carbon dioxide.
    StatementJonnie G. Medina and Richard D. Nelson.
    ContributionsNelson, Richard D., Global Climate Change Response Program (U.S.), United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Denver Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15499380M


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