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Published by WIT in Southampton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indicators (Biology),
  • Environmental monitoring

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by M.E. Conti.
SeriesThe sustainable world
ContributionsConti, M. E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH541.15.M64 B563 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18724632M
ISBN 101845640020
ISBN 109781845640026
LC Control Number2007939323

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