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Biomass energy systems and the environment

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Published by Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Biomass energy -- Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementHelen M. Braunstein ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBraunstein, H. M.
    LC ClassificationsTD195.B56 B56 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4264724M
    ISBN 100080271944
    LC Control Number81010609

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