Organic acids in naturally colored surface waters
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Organic acids in naturally colored surface waters by William L. Lamar

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Published by U.S. G.P.O in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Organic water pollutants.,
  • Organic acids.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 17.

Statementby William L. Lamar and Donald F. Goerlitz.
SeriesOrganic substances in water, Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 1817-A
ContributionsGoerlitz, Donald F. 1934-
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 17 p. :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22965209M

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