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Natural recovery of human-made deposits in landscape

Natural recovery of human-made deposits in landscape

biotic interactions and ore/ash-slag artificial ecosystems

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Published by Academia in Praha .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape ecology -- Czech Republic,
  • Soil remediation -- Czech Republic,
  • Biotic communities -- Czech Republic

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPavel Kovář (editor).
    ContributionsKovář, Pavel, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.15.L35 N348 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination358 p. :
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23620260M
    ISBN 108020012796
    ISBN 109788020012791
    LC Control Number2007494292

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