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Multivariate analysis of climate along the southern coast of Alaska

some forestry implications

by Wilbur A. Farr

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in [Portland, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climate,
  • Multivariate analysis

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilbur A. Farr and John S. Hard
    SeriesResearch paper PNW -- 372
    ContributionsHard, John S., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25620599M
    OCLC/WorldCa16272624

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