Guide to marine pollution related data
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Guide to marine pollution related data collected by federally sponsored projects identified in the FY 1978-1983 National Marine Pollution Program catalogs

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, National Oceanographic Data Center in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


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StatementOcean Pollution Data and Information Network, Central Coordination and Referral Office
ContributionsNational Oceanographic Data Center (U.S.). Ocean Pollution Data and Information Network. Central Coordination and Referral Office
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 138, 21, 1 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14288399M

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