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Understanding the changing planet

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Strategic Directions for the Geographical Sciences in the Next Decade

Understanding the changing planet

strategic directions for the geographical sciences

by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Strategic Directions for the Geographical Sciences in the Next Decade

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental degradation,
  • Environmental ethics,
  • Nature,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • Overpopulation,
  • Human ecology,
  • Research,
  • Geography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-143).

    StatementCommittee on Strategic Directions for the Geographical Sciences in the Next Decade, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
    ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF75 .U55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 155 p. :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25370846M
    ISBN 100309150752
    ISBN 109780309150750
    LC Control Number2010926480
    OCLC/WorldCa650876449

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