2 edition of Ecological impacts of climate change found in the catalog.
Ecological impacts of climate change
by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C
|Statement||Committee on Ecological impacts of Climate Change, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.|
|Contributions||National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Ecological impacts of Climate Change.|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.C5 E2118 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||57|
|LC Control Number||2009278760|
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