2 edition of Metals in the global environment found in the catalog.
Metals in the global environment
1995 by International Council on Metals and the Environment in Ottawa .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Iain Thornton ; with contributed sections by Michael Ramsey and Nicola Atkinson.|
|Contributions||International Council on Metals and the Environment.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 103 p. :|
|Number of Pages||103|
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