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Radionuclide content of some Canadian surface waters

A. S. Baweja

Radionuclide content of some Canadian surface waters

a report on the National Radionuclides Monitoring Program, 1981-1984

by A. S. Baweja

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Published by Inland Waters/Land Directorate, Water Quality Branch in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Radioactive pollution of water -- Canada.,
    • Water quality management -- Canada.,
    • Water quality monitoring stations -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA.S. Baweja, S.R. Joshi, and A. Demayo.
      SeriesScientific series ;, no. 156, Scientific series (Canada. Inland Waters Directorate) ;, no. 156.
      ContributionsJoshi, S. R., Demayo, Adrian.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD427.R3 B38 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 25 p. :
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2465799M
      ISBN 100662154452
      LC Control Number87174422

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