Perspectives on environmental impact assessment proceedings of the annual training courses on environmental impact assessment

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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Statementsponsored by the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, at the Centre for Environmental Management and Planning, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1980-1983 ; managing editors, Brian D. Clark and Alexander Gilad ; editors, Ronald Bisset and Paul Tomlinson.
ContributionsBisset, Ronald., Tomlinson, Paul., World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe., University of Aberdeen. Centre for Environmental Management and Planning.
LC ClassificationsTD194.6 .P47 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 520 p. :
Number of Pages520
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Open LibraryOL2842771M
ISBN 109027717532
LC Control Number84004709

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