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Natural environment and man in tropical mountain ecosystems

Natural environment and man in tropical mountain ecosystems

proceedings of the symposium of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz, Kommission für Erdwissenschaftliche Forschung, in connection with the International Geographical Union, Commission on Mountain Geoecology, February 24-26, 1983 at Mainz = Natur und Mensch in Ökosystemen tropischer Hochgebirge : Verhandlungen des Symposiums der Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz, Kommission für Erdwissenschaftliche Forschung, in Verbindung mit der International Geographical Union, Commission on Mountain Geoecology, 24.-26. Februar 1983 in Mainz

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Published by F. Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden in Stuttgart .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics
    • Subjects:
    • Mountain ecology -- Tropics -- Congresses.,
    • Human ecology -- Tropics -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNatur und Mensch in Ökosystemen tropischer Hochgebirge.
      StatementHerausgeber, Wilhelm Lauer ; Redaktion, Walter Erlenbach.
      SeriesErdwissenschaftliche Forschung ;, Bd. 18
      ContributionsLauer, Wilhelm., Erlenbach, Walter., Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur (Germany). Kommission für Erdwissenschaftliche Forschung., International Geographical Union. Commission on Mountain Geoecology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH84.5 .N38 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination354 p., [2] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2288748M
      ISBN 103515043357
      LC Control Number86156944

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