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Confronting the nation"s water problems

the role of research

by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Assessment of Water Resources Research.

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Research -- United States.,
  • Water resources development -- Research -- United States.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Research -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCommittee on Assessment of Water Resources Research, Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18218966M
    ISBN 100309092582, 030953335X
    LC Control Number2004112038

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