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Oceanographic Processes of Coral Reefs Physical and Biological Links in the Great Barrier Reef by Eric Wolanski

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Published by CRC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oceanography,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Marine Biology,
  • Biogeography,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems,
  • Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
  • Science / Marine Biology,
  • Coral reef ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Australia,
  • Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8258755M
ISBN 10084930833X
ISBN 109780849308338

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