by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Health & Environmental Research, Ecological Research Division, Marine Research Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English
|Statement||K. D. Powers and E. H. Backus ; prepared for U. S. Department of Energy, Office of Health & Environmental Research, Ecological Research Division.|
|Contributions||Backus, E. H., United States. Dept. of Energy.|
|The Physical Object|
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