Sampling techniques for natural and environmental resources by T. G. Gregoire

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Published by Taylor & Francis in Boca Raton .

Written in English

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  • Environmental sampling,
  • Environmental sciences -- Statistical methods

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

StatementTimothy G. Gregoire and Harry T. Valentine.
SeriesApplied environmental statistics -- 1
ContributionsValentine, Harry T.
LC ClassificationsGE45.S75 G74 2008
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Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17912652M
ISBN 109781584883708
LC Control Number2007017628

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