TITLE

Floods of Switzerland Over the Past Five Centuries

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
CO2 Science;12/29/2010, Vol. 13 Issue 52, Special Section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study conducted Schmocker-Fackel et al. to determine whether frequent flooding in northern Switzerland is a consequence of global warming.
ACCESSION #
57277705

 

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