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Air quality climate in the Columbia River Basin

Sue A. Ferguson

Air quality climate in the Columbia River Basin

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or. (333 S.W. 1st Ave., P.O. Box 3890, Portland 97208-3890 .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Columbia River Watershed,
  • Columbia River Watershed.
    • Subjects:
    • Air quality -- Columbia River Watershed.,
    • Air -- Pollution -- Meteorological aspects -- Columbia River Watershed.,
    • Columbia River Watershed -- Climate.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSue Ferguson.
      SeriesInterior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project--scientific assessment, General technical report PNW ;, GTR-434, General technical report PNW ;, 434.
      ContributionsPacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC984.C77 F47 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. :
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL494809M
      LC Control Number98227945

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