Monitoring ecological condition in the western United States proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on the Environmental Monitoring Assessment Program (EMAP), San Francisco, CA, April 6-8, 1999 by Symposium on the Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (4th 1999 San Francisco, Calif.)

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Statementedited by Shabeg S. Sandhu.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsSandhu, Shahbeg S.
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LC ClassificationsQH541.15.M64 S97 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination447 p. :
Number of Pages447
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Open LibraryOL20001466M
ISBN 100792364937
LC Control Number00044384

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