Stream acidification in the Catskill Mountains of New York
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Stream acidification in the Catskill Mountains of New York by Peter S. Murdoch

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor] in Troy, N.Y, Denver, CO .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (State),
  • Catskill Mountains.

Subjects:

  • Acid deposition -- Environmental aspects -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains.,
  • Water acidification -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 13-14).

Statementby Peter S. Murdoch and Charles R. Barnes.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report ;, 96-221
ContributionsBarnes, Charles R., Geological Survey (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD427.A27 M87 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 14 p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL761845M
LC Control Number97158953

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