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Biological water quality monitoring, eastern Montana, 1979

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Published by State of Montana, Water Quality Bureau, Environmental Sciences Division, Dept. of Health and Environmental Sciences in Helena, Mont .
Written in English

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  • Montana.
    • Subjects:
    • Water quality bioassay -- Montana.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Loren Bahls ... [et al.].
      SeriesWQB report ;, no. 81-3
      ContributionsBahls, Loren L., Montana. Water Quality Bureau.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH96.8.B5 B55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 93 p. ;
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3925865M
      LC Control Number81623769


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