Non-point water quality modeling in wildland management

a state-of-the-art assessment by United States. Forest Service.

Publisher: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Research Laboratory, Publisher: for sale by the National Techincal Information Service in Athens, Ga, Springfield, Va

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  • Forest management -- United States,
  • Water quality management -- United States,
  • Watershed management -- United States

Edition Notes

StatementForest Service, United States Department of Agriculture
SeriesResearch reporting series
ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Research Laboratory (Athens, Ga.)
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14181566M

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