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Let $X$ be a finite CW complex. Is there an integer $N,$ such that $H^i(X,F)=0$ for all $i>N$ and all abelian sheaves $F$ on $X?$ The cohomology is defined to be the derived functor of the global section.

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You can take $N=\dim X$, according to Proposition 3.1.5 in Dimca, [Alexandru. Sheaves in topology. Universitext. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2004. xvi+236 pp. MR2050072]

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Great! Thank you. – shenghao Mar 25 '10 at 5:10

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