Landscape ecology research trends

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StatementArthur Dupont and Hugo Jacobs (editors).
ContributionsDupont, Arthur., Jacobs, Hugo.
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LC ClassificationsQH541.15.L35 L349 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL16753909M
ISBN 109781604566727
LC Control Number2008014848

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