Recent air-temperature changes in the Arctic

  title={Recent air-temperature changes in the Arctic},
  author={Rajmund Przybylak},
  journal={Annals of Glaciology},
  pages={316 - 324}
  • R. Przybylak
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Annals of Glaciology
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