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ecological model for Lake Ontario model formulation, calibration, and preliminary evaluation

Donald Scavia

ecological model for Lake Ontario model formulation, calibration, and preliminary evaluation

by Donald Scavia

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecology -- Models -- Ontario, Lake.,
  • Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 39-45

    StatementDonald Scavia, Brian J. Eadie, Andrew Robertson
    SeriesGLERL contribution -- no. 77, NOAA technical report ERL -- 371. -- GLERL -- 12, NOAA technical report ERL -- 371., NOAA technical report ERL -- 12.
    ContributionsEadie, Brian J., jt. auth, Robertson, Andrew, 1936- jt. auth, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Environmental Research Laboratories (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13601091M

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