The art and science of writing geoscience reports

by Grant, Brian

Publisher: Brian Grant in Victoria, BC

Written in English
Published: Pages: 192 Downloads: 942
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Statementby Brian Grant.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,192p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16190989M
ISBN 100968769306
OCLC/WorldCa155854711

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