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Achieving sustainable freshwater systems

Achieving sustainable freshwater systems

a web of connections


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Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

  • Freshwater ecology,
  • Ecosystem management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Marjorie M. Holland, Elizabeth R. Blood, and Lawrence R. Shaffer.
    ContributionsHolland, Marjorie., Blood, Elizabeth R., Shaffer, Lawrence R.
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5. F7 A34 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 351 p. :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15569108M
    ISBN 101559639288, 1559639296
    LC Control Number2002155341

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