2 edition of Ecological implications of anticipated electric power development found in the catalog.
Ecological implications of anticipated electric power development
C Phillip Goodyear
by Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Biological Service, Power Plant Project, [National Power Plant Team] in [Ann Arbor, Mich.]
Written in English
|Statement||C. Phillip Goodyear, Beth L. Fodor.|
|Series||Topical briefs, fish and wildlife resources and electric power generation -- no. 3., FWS/OBS ; 76/20.3|
|Contributions||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Office of Biological Services., Biological Services Program (U.S.), United States. Power Plant Project. National Power Plant Team.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 10,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||10|
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