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Fjord oceanography [proceedings of the NATO Conference on Fjord Oceanography, held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, June 4-8, 1979, and sponsored by the NATO Special Program Panel on Marine Sciences] by NATO Conference on Fjord Oceanography (1979 Victoria, B.C.)

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Published by Published in coordination with NATO Scientific Affairs Division by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Fjords -- Congresses.,
  • Oceanography -- Congresses.,
  • Marine ecology -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Howard J. Freeland and David M. Farmer and Colin D. Levings.
SeriesNATO conference series : IV, Marine sciences ;, v. 4
ContributionsFreeland, Howard J., Farmer, David M., Levings, Colin D., North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division., Nato Special Program Panel on Marine Science.
LC ClassificationsGC28 .N37 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 715 p. :
Number of Pages715
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4097959M
ISBN 100306404397
LC Control Number80012273

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