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Climate variations in Europe proceedings of the European Workshop on Climate Variations held in Kirkkonummi (Majvik), Finland, 15-18 May 1994 by European Workshop on Climate Variations (1994 Kirkkonummi, Finland)

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Published by Painatuskeskus in Helsinki .
Written in English



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  • Climatic changes -- Europe -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementRaino Heino (ed.) ; European Climate Support Network ... [et al.].
SeriesPublications of the Academy of Finland ;, 3/94, Suomen Akatemian julkaisuja ;, 1994/3.
ContributionsHeino, Raino., European Climate Support Network., Suomalainen ilmakehänmuutosten tutkimusohjelma.
LC ClassificationsQC989.E9 E97 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination386 p. :
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL850624M
ISBN 109513714845
LC Control Number95130640

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