6 edition of The Science of global change found in the catalog.
|Statement||David A. Dunnette, editor, Robert J. O"Brien, editor.|
|Series||ACS symposium series ;, 483|
|Contributions||Dunnette, David A., 1939-, O"Brien, Robert J., 1944-, American Chemical Society. Division of Environmental Chemistry.|
|LC Classifications||TD196.C45 S37 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 498 p. :|
|Number of Pages||498|
|LC Control Number||91040724|
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