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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English


  • Pollution -- Environmental aspects

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementSimon A. Levin ... [et al.], editors.
SeriesSpringer advanced texts in life sciences
ContributionsLevin, Simon A.
LC ClassificationsQH545.A1 E293 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 547 p. :
Number of Pages547
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2039549M
ISBN 100387967621
LC Control Number88016051

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