4 edition of Asian Change in the Context of Global Climate Change found in the catalog.
September 28, 1998 by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English
|Contributions||James Galloway (Editor), Jerry Melillo (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||378|
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