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Published by Alberta Environment, University of Alberta in Edmonton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Climatic changes -- Alberta -- Peace River.,
  • River ice -- Alberta -- Peace River.,
  • Environmental monitoring -- Alberta -- Peace River.,
  • Ice on rivers, lakes, etc. -- Alberta -- Peace River.,
  • Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementprepared for Climate Change Research Users Group, Alberta Environment ; prepared by Robyn Andrishak and Faye Hicks.
SeriesPub -- no. I/103
ContributionsHicks, Faye E. 1957-, Alberta. Alberta Environment.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC985.5.A4 A53 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 35, 11, 11, 3 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16518835M
ISBN 100778546020, 0778546039
LC Control Number2007386152

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