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Sustainability Indicators

A Scientific Assessment (Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) Series)

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Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Environmental indicators,
  • Environmental monitoring,
  • Evaluation,
  • Sustainable development

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTomas Hak (Editor), Bedrich Moldan (Editor), Arthur Lyon Dahl (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8893199M
    ISBN 101597261300
    ISBN 109781597261302

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