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Wetlands integrating multidisciplinary concepts. edited by Ben A. LePage by Ben A. LePage

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Published by Springer in Dordrecht .
Written in English


  • Wetlands,
  • Ecosystem management

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8 ; Wetlands science, a young field, is developing rapidly. This book, with contributions from specialists from academia, government and industry, provides a trans-disciplinary approach to the understanding of wetlands science, drawing together a range of expertise.

LC ClassificationsQH
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p.
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27095659M
ISBN 109400705506
ISBN 109789400705500

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