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Published by Lewis Publishers in Boca Raton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Constructed wetlands -- Congresses.,
  • Water quality management -- Congresses.,
  • Constructed wetlands -- Case studies -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gerald A. Moshiri.
ContributionsMoshiri, Gerald A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD756.5 .M67 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination632 p. :
Number of Pages632
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1740899M
ISBN 100873715500
LC Control Number92046759

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