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Environmental history of the Rhine-Meuse Delta an ecological story on evolving human-environmental relations coping with climate change and sea-level rise by P. H. Nienhuis

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Published by Springer in [New York?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human ecology -- History -- Netherlands -- Rhine-Meuse Delta,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Netherlands -- Rhine-Meuse Delta,
  • Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- Netherlands -- Rhine-Meuse Delta,
  • Ecology -- Netherlands -- Rhine-Meuse Delta,
  • Sea level -- Environmental aspects -- Netherlands -- Rhine-Meuse Delta,
  • Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- Netherlands -- Rhine-Meuse Delta

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 589-618) and index.

StatementPiet H. Nienhuis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGF593 .N54 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 640 p. :
Number of Pages640
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23223215M
ISBN 109781402082115, 9781402082139
LC Control Number2008921359

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