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Library of Congress Catalog No. 93-83079
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Copyright 1993 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Front cover: Computer-simulated picture of natural and current average conditions for Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. Relative humidity is the same for the simulations (Trijonis, J., W. Malm, M. Pitchford, and W.H. White, 1990).
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