Opportunities in the hydrologic sciences

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Hydrology -- Vocational guidance.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementCommittee on Opportunities in the Hydrologic Sciences, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council.
ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Opportunities in the Hydrologic Sciences.
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LC ClassificationsGB665 .O315 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 348 p. :
Number of Pages348
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Open LibraryOL1888237M
ISBN 100309042445
LC Control Number90049577

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