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Concepts in biological oceanography

an interdisciplinary primer

by Peter A. Jumars

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine ecology.,
  • Oceanography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter A. Jumars.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.S3 J85 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1734234M
    ISBN 100195067320
    LC Control Number92039069

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