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Interdisciplinary work in the environmental field

Gunilla Oberg

Interdisciplinary work in the environmental field

a primer

by Gunilla Oberg

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGunilla Oberg
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ180.55.I48 O24 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24538407M
ISBN 109781444336863, 9781444336870
LC Control Number2010023312

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