7 edition of Energy and environmental balance found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Earl Finbar Murphy.|
|Series||Pergamon policy studies on energy and environment, Pergamon policy studies|
|LC Classifications||HD9502.A2 M87 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 281 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||281|
|LC Control Number||79022202|
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