Contribution of state coastal zone management programs to improved coastal water quality
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Published by NCRI in Portland, Or .
Written in English


  • Coastal zone management -- United States.,
  • Water quality management -- United States.,
  • Estuarine area conservation -- United States.

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Statementby Scott L. Powell and Marc J. Hershman.
SeriesNCRI publication -- no. NCRI-T-91-012.
ContributionsHershman, Marc, 1942-, National Coastal Resources Research and Development Institute (U.S.), United States. Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17644860M

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