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introduction to the processes, problems, and management of urban lakes

Linda J. Britton

introduction to the processes, problems, and management of urban lakes

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban lakes.,
  • Water quality management.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 21-22.

    Statementby L. J. Britton, R. C. Averett, and R. F. Ferreira.
    SeriesWater in the urban environment, Geological Survey circular ; 601-K, Geological Survey circular ;, 601-K.
    ContributionsAverett, R. C., joint author., Ferreira, R. F., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE75 .C5 no. 601-K, TD392 .C5 no. 601-K
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4853092M
    LC Control Number75602180

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