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Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration

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Published by Amer Society of Civil Engineers .
Written in English


  • Hydraulic engineering,
  • River Engineering,
  • Wetlands Conservation,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Hydraulics,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages1000
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8097564M
ISBN 100784405816
ISBN 109780784405819

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