Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2768

Full Length Research Paper

Analyzing vulnerability and resilience of Turkey to climate change

Ulku Duman Yuksel
  • Ulku Duman Yuksel
  • Department of City and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Gazi University, 06570, Ankara, Turkey.
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  •  Received: 23 October 2013
  •  Accepted: 05 May 2014
  •  Published: 15 June 2014


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