Air toxics and water monitoring 21 June, 1995, Munich, FRG

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Includes bibliographic references and index.

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StatementGeorge M. Russwurm, chair/editor ; sponsored by The Commission of the European Communities, Directorate General for Science, Research, and Development ... [et al.].
SeriesProceedings Europto series, Proceedings / SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 2503, Proceedings EurOpt series., Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 2503.
ContributionsRusswurm, George M., Commission of the European Communities. Directorate General for Science, Research, and Development., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
LC ClassificationsTD890 .A384 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 178 p. :
Number of Pages178
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Open LibraryOL818040M
ISBN 100819418617
LC Control Number95067748

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