Groundwater/surface water ecotones biological and hydrological interactions and management options

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Published by Unesco, Cambridge University Press in [Paris, France], Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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  • Groundwater ecology.,
  • Hydrogeology.,
  • Groundwater.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Other titlesGround water/surface water ecotones
Statementedited by Janine Gibert, Jacques Mathieu, Fred Fournier.
SeriesInternational hydrology series
ContributionsGibert, Janine., Mathieu, Jacques., Fournier, Frédéric.
LC ClassificationsQH541.5.G76 G77 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981348M
ISBN 100521572541
LC Control Number96018933

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