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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Clean coastal waters : understanding and reducing the effects of nutrient pollution / Ocean Studies Board and Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-309-06948-3 (casebound)
1. Nutrient pollution of water—United States. 2. Marine eutrophication—United States. 3. Coastal zone management—Government policy—United States. 4. Water quality management—Government policy—United States. 5. Watershed management—Government policy—United States. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Ocean Studies Board. II. National Research Council (U.S.). Water Science and Technology Board.
TD427.N87 C58 2000
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