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Molecular approaches to ecosystems research (MAESR)

an [sic] new initiative for the U.S. Department of Energy, based on a workshop held at Asilomar, California, January 6-10, 1991
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Environmental Sciences Division, Office of Health and Environmental Research, Energy and Biosciences Division, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Available from National Technical Information Service , Washington, D.C, Springfield, VA
Biotic communities -- Molecular aspects., Molecular eco
StatementU.S. Department of Energy.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy.
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL22886929M

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