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The sustainable world
C. A. Brebbia
This text contains a collection of papers presented at a series of meetings organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology dealing with sustainability, the environment and ecological issuses.
|Statement||editor, C.A. Brebbia|
|Series||WIT transactions on ecology and the environment -- 142|
|Contributions||Wessex Institute of Technology|
|LC Classifications||HC79.E5 S87 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||793 p. :|
|Number of Pages||793|
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