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Land use and water resources in temperate and tropical climates

by H. C. Pereira

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watershed management,
  • Water conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 215-240.

    Statement[by] H.C. Pereira.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC409 .P43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5303215M
    ISBN 100521086779, 0521097509
    LC Control Number72085437

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In this lesson we explore the characteristics and patterns of these. Tropical rain forests can average between half a foot to two and a half feet of precipitation in a year. Tropical rain forests are most often located near the Earth’s equator.

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