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Integrated assessment of ecosystem integrity of large northern rivers

Integrated assessment of ecosystem integrity of large northern rivers

the Northern Rivers Basins Study example

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental monitoring -- Canada.,
  • Ecosystem management -- Canada.,
  • Water quality biological assessment -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementguest editors, Joseph M. Culp, Kevin J. Cash and Frederick J. Wrona.
    SeriesJournal of aquatic ecosystem stress and recovery -- v. 8, no. 1.
    ContributionsCulp, Joseph M., Cash, Kevin J. 1959-, Wrona, Frederick J., Northern River Basins Study (Canada)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. :
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17717929M

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    Culp JM, Cash KJ, Wrona FJ ; Integrated assessment of ecosystem integrity of large 8. Northern rivers: the northern river basins study example, J AquatEcosyst Stress Recovery page no. (). 31/05/ 5/31/ EXAMPLE: UK NATIONAL ECOSYSTEM ASSESSMENT (UK NEA) Two year analysis, reported in , follow on in Aims: 1. Produce an independent and peer-reviewed assessment for the whole of the UK.


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