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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Water quality management -- Mathematical models

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [433]-444.

StatementEdited by Robert Dorfman, Henry D. Jacoby, and Harold A. Thomas, Jr.
ContributionsDorfman, Robert, ed., Jacoby, Henry D., ed., Thomas, Harold Allen, ed.
LC ClassificationsTD365 .M6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 453 p.
Number of Pages453
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5305068M
ISBN 100674578252
LC Control Number72087770

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