6 edition of Perspectives on sustainable development in water management found in the catalog.
Perspectives on sustainable development in water management
by Westwater Research Centre, University of British Columbia in Vancouver
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Anthony H.J. Dorcey, editor.|
|Series||Research program on water in sustainable development -- v. 1.|
|Contributions||Dorcey, Anthony H. J., 1944-, Westwater Research Centre.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 592 p. :|
|Number of Pages||592|
|LC Control Number||91091281|
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