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Published by American Geophysical Union in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Marine eutrophication.,
  • Coastal ecology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBo Barker Jørgensen, Katherine Richardson (eds.).
SeriesCoastal and estuarine studies ;, 52
ContributionsJørgensen, Bo Barker., Richardson, Katherine., American Geophysical Union.
LC ClassificationsQH91.8.E87 E87 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL990864M
ISBN 100875902669
LC Control Number96029236

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