Wapato Lake, an environmental study on the effects of urbanization

final report to the Washington State Department of Ecology by Douglas J. Canning

Publisher: Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash

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StatementDouglas J. Canning, Robert W. Wisseman, and S. F. Jerry Cook, with the assistance of Richard J. Baker ... [et al.].
ContributionsWisseman, Robert W., joint author., Cook, S. F. Jerry, joint author., Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology.
LC ClassificationsTD224.W2 C37
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 111 p. :
Number of Pages111
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Open LibraryOL5019148M
LC Control Number76623143

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