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Climate change and water resources in the Sacramento-San Joaquin region of California

William R. Travis

Climate change and water resources in the Sacramento-San Joaquin region of California

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Published by Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado in [Boulder, Colo.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- California, Northern.,
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric -- California, Northern.,
  • Water-supply -- California, Northern.,
  • California, Northern -- Climate.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam E. Riebsame and Jeoffrey W. Jacobs.
    SeriesNatural hazard research working paper -- 64
    ContributionsJacobs, Jeffrey W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC984.C35 R54 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14598847M


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