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effect of water movements on turbidity in the southern North Sea.

Salama Mohamed El-Sharkawy

effect of water movements on turbidity in the southern North Sea.

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Published by University of EastAnglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Phil.) - University of East Anglia, School of Environmental Sciences, 1978.

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Open LibraryOL13845796M


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