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Quality Assurance for Environmental Measurements

A Symposium (Astm Special Technical Publication// Stp)

by J. K. Taylor

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Astm Intl .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • United States,
  • Environmental Pollution Engineering,
  • Measurement,
  • Pollution,
  • Quality assurance

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTimothy W. Stanley (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7904543M
    ISBN 100803102240
    ISBN 109780803102248

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