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Climate change and forests : context for the Canadian Forest Service"s Science Program = Les changements climatiques et la forêt : contexte du Programme scientifique du Service canadien des forêts. by Canadian Forest Service. Science Branch.

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Published by Natural Resources Canada = Ressources naturelles Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


  • Climatic changes -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Global warming -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Forest policy -- Canada.,
  • Climat -- Changements -- Politique gouvernementale -- Canada.,
  • Réchauffement de la terre -- Politique gouvernementale -- Canada.,
  • Effet de serre (Météorologie) -- Aspect de l"environnement -- Canada.,
  • Politique forestière -- Canada.,
  • Arbres -- Facteurs climatiques -- Canada.,
  • Écologie forestière -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

SeriesScience program context paper = Document contextuel du Programme scientifique
ContributionsCanada. Natural Resources Canada., Service canadien des forêts. Direction des sciences., Canada. Ressources naturelles Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination13, 14 p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20690121M
ISBN 100662641027

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