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GIS, environmental modeling and engineering

Allan Brimicombe

GIS, environmental modeling and engineering

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Published by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group in Boca Raton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-340) and index.

StatementAllan Brimicombe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG70.212 .B75 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 361 p. :
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476477M
ISBN 109781439808702
LC Control Number2009035961
OCLC/WorldCa286459435


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