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Changes in the frequency of heavy daily rainfalls

D. M. Lawler

Changes in the frequency of heavy daily rainfalls

some preliminary observations from Wales and the West Midlands

by D. M. Lawler

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

  • Rain and rainfall -- England -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p15.

    StatementD.M. Lawler.
    SeriesWorking paper series / Department of Geography, University of Birmingham -- no.27, Working paper series (University of Birmingham. Department of Geography) -- no.27.
    ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. Department of Geography.
    LC ClassificationsQC925.4.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15112191M
    ISBN 100704407256

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