3 edition of Electricity generation and the ecology of natural waters found in the catalog.
Electricity generation and the ecology of natural waters
T. E. Langford
|LC Classifications||QH545.H93 L36 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 342 p. :|
|Number of Pages||342|
|LC Control Number||82195530|
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