4 edition of Water quality in North American river systems found in the catalog.
Water quality in North American river systems
|Statement||edited by C. Dale Becker and Duane A. Neitzel.|
|Contributions||Becker, C. Dale, Neitzel, D. A., American Fisheries Society. Meeting|
|LC Classifications||QH102 .W38 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 304 p. :|
|Number of Pages||304|
|LC Control Number||92004935|
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