2 edition of Scientific concept of the Arctic Climate System Study (ACSYS) found in the catalog.
Scientific concept of the Arctic Climate System Study (ACSYS)
JSC Study Group on ACSYS.
by International Council of Scientific Unions, World Meteorological Organization, World Climate Research Programme in [Geneva, Switzerland]
Written in English
|Series||WMO/TD -- no. 486., WCRP -- 72., WCRP (Series) -- 72.|
|Contributions||World Climate Programme.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 89, 3 p. :|
|Number of Pages||89|
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