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Introduction to ecology and ecosystems analysis

Christopher S. Cronan

Introduction to ecology and ecosystems analysis

by Christopher S. Cronan

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Published by Shaw-Ferguson Environmental Publications in Orono, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecology.,
  • Biotic communities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-246) and index.

    StatementChristopher S. Cronan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541 .C76 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 250 p. :
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL826531M
    ISBN 100964933713, 0964933705
    LC Control Number95092667

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