Planning for climate change
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Planning for climate change strategies for mitigation and adaptation for spatial planners

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Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English


  • Regional planning,
  • Spatial behavior,
  • Climatic changes

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Simin Davoudi, Jenny Crawford and Abid Mehmood.
ContributionsDavoudi, Simin., Crawford, Jenny., Mehmood, Abid.
LC ClassificationsHT391 .P5443 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23197094M
ISBN 109781844076628
LC Control Number2009009652

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