10 edition of Physics of climate found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 497-507) and indexes.
|Statement||José P. Peixoto and Abraham H. Oort ; foreword by Edward N. Lorenz.|
|Contributions||Oort, Abraham H.|
|LC Classifications||QC981 .P434 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxix, 520 p. :|
|Number of Pages||520|
|ISBN 10||0883187116, 0883187124|
|LC Control Number||91011565|
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