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The changing oceans

The changing oceans

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Published by Open University Press in Milton Keynes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography.

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    Statementprepared by a Course Team [i.e. the Oceanography Course Team] for the Open University ; with financial assistance from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
    SeriesScience, a third level course: oceanography, S334 13-14
    ContributionsOpen University. Oceanography Course Team.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17288608M
    ISBN 100335044557

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S Course Team. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title on cover: S units 13 & Description: 58 pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm.

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