TITLE

Applied climatology

AUTHOR(S)
McKendry, Ian G.
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Progress in Physical Geography;Sep2002, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p462
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses developments in the use of renewable energy resources, as of September 2002. Wind energy; Solar power; Hydro-electric power; Focus on energy efficiency in the context of urban/building design.
ACCESSION #
7210412

 

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