4 edition of Weather, climate, and human settlements found in the catalog.
Weather, climate, and human settlements
Helmut Erich Landsberg
by Secretariat of the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva
Summaries in English, French, Russian and Spanish.
|Statement||by H. E. Landsberg.|
|Series||Special environmental report ;, no. 7, WMO ; no. 448, WMO (Series) ;, no. 448.|
|LC Classifications||QC851 .W6445 no. 448, QC981.7.U7 .W6445 no. 448|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||45 p. :|
|Number of Pages||45|
|LC Control Number||78300838|
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