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Statementedited by Robert H. Bewley and Włodzimierz Rączkowski.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesNATO science series., v. 337
ContributionsBewley, Robert., Rączkowski, Włodzimierz., North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.
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LC ClassificationsCC76.4 .N38 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 376 p. :
Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL3958769M
ISBN 101586031848, 427490475X
LC Control Number2001095323

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