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Climate change adaptation in New York City

New York City Panel on Climate Change

Climate change adaptation in New York City

building a risk management response : New York City Panel on Climate Change 2010 report

by New York City Panel on Climate Change

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Published by Published by Blackwell Pub. on behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environment,
  • Risk management,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Government policy,
  • Climate Change,
  • Public Policy,
  • Urban Health

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Cynthia Rosenzweig and William Solecki
    SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences -- v. 1196, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences -- v. 1196.
    ContributionsRosenzweig, Cynthia, Solecki, William, New York Academy of Sciences
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC903.2.U6 N488 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25079356M
    ISBN 101573318000
    ISBN 109781573318006
    LC Control Number2011292631
    OCLC/WorldCa491924903


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