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Oceanography in the next decade : building new partnerships / Ocean Studies Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Oceanography. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources.
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