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Principles of benthic community analysis

A M. Ziegler

Principles of benthic community analysis

notes for a short course

by A M. Ziegler

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Published by University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in Miami .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"These notes were prepared for the participants in a four-day Short Course... January, 1974 at the Comparative Sedimentology Laboratory on Fisher Island" - preface.

Statementby A.M. Ziegler [et al.].
SeriesSedimenta -- 4.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20377253M

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