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Research entitled global change research related to the earth"s energy and hydrologic cycle

Research entitled global change research related to the earth"s energy and hydrologic cycle

report no. 1, reporting period, September 1, 1993 - February 28, 1994.

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric circulation,
  • Climate change,
  • Data management,
  • Earth observations (From space),
  • Geophysics,
  • Hydrologic cycle,
  • Remote sensing

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGlobal change research related to the earth"s energy and hydrologic cycle.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA CR-195270.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17804614M
    OCLC/WorldCa32812469

      Climate change is having an impact on the water cycle, raising the issue of whether we should be investing in adapting to these impacts or focusing on . The Earths natural processes are cyclic Hydrologic cycle water Atmospheric from GLG at Miami University.


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