3 edition of Effects of pollutants on atmospheric environment found in the catalog.
Effects of pollutants on atmospheric environment
IHP Training Course (13th 2003 Nagoya-shi, Japan)
by Hydrospheric Atmospheric Research Center, Nagoya University, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization in [Nagoya], [s.n.]
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||International Hydrology Programme|
|Statement||edited by Yutaka Ishizaka and Toshihiro Kitada.|
|Contributions||Ishizaka, Yutaka., Kitada, Toshihiro., International Hydrological Programme.|
|LC Classifications||QC882.4 .I45 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||290 p. :|
|Number of Pages||290|
|LC Control Number||2006438726|
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