2 edition of The impact of global warming on Texas found in the catalog.
The impact of global warming on Texas
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Jurgen Schmandt, Judith Clarkson, and Gerald R. North|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.G56 I47 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 318 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||318|
|LC Control Number||2011006614|
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