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Volume 7, issue 1
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 267–279, 2016
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Special issue: Social dynamics and planetary boundaries in Earth system...

Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 267–279, 2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 21 Mar 2016

Research article | 21 Mar 2016

Horses for courses: analytical tools to explore planetary boundaries

Detlef P. van Vuuren et al.
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