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Air quality climate in the Columbia River Basin by Sue A. Ferguson

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Published by Forestry Sciences Laboratory in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English


  • Meteorological aspects,
  • Climate,
  • Air quality,
  • Climatology,
  • Pollution,
  • Air

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Sue Ferguson
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service, United States. Bureau of Land Management, Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project (U.S.), Forestry Sciences Laboratory (Seattle, Wash.)
The Physical Object
Pagination35 leaves
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27320973M

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