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Statistical applications in the earth sciences

Statistical applications in the earth sciences

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Published by Energy, Mines and Resources Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by F.P. Agterberg and G.F. Bonham-Carter.
SeriesPaper (Geological Survey of Canada) -- 89-9
ContributionsAgterberg, F. P., Bonham-Carter, G. F. 1939-, Canada. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada., Geological Survey of Canada.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCA1"MS32"89P09
The Physical Object
Format[u]m, Ottawa, Ontario, 14-18 November, 1988 :
Pagination[v], v, 588 p. :
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21042018M
ISBN 100660135922
LC Control Number90072866

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