2 edition of Water problems in the context of county government decision-making found in the catalog.
Water problems in the context of county government decision-making
Robert Daniel Thomas
1975 by Water Resources Research Center, University of Florida in [Gainesville] .
Written in English
|Statement||by Robert D. Thomas.|
|Series||Publication - Water Resources Research Center, University of Florida ; no. 32, Publication (University of Florida. Water Resources Research Center) ;, no. 32.|
|LC Classifications||HD1694.F6 T48|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 35 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||35|
|LC Control Number||76622135|
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