Mineral cycling in southeastern ecosystems
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Mineral cycling in southeastern ecosystems proceedings of a symposium held at Augusta, Georgia, May 1-3, 1974; sponsored by Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Division of Biomedical and Environmental Research, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission; edited by Fred G. Howell, John B. Gentry, Michael H. Smith.

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Published by Technical Information Center, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration [Springfield, Va., available from National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce] in [Oak Ridge, Tenn.] .
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  • Biogeochemical cycles -- Congresses

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Includes bibliographies and index.

SeriesERDA symposium series
ContributionsHowell, Fred G., Smith, Michael Howard, 1938-, Gentry, John B., Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Biomedical and Environmental Research., Georgia. University. Institute of Ecology
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 898 p. ill. ;
Number of Pages898
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Open LibraryOL20273746M

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