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Change in a small ecosystem

Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation

Change in a small ecosystem

an environmental investigation

by Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation

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Published by The Federation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biotic communities -- Study and teaching,
  • Ecology -- Study and teaching

  • About the Edition

    Investigates communities, natural and man-made, and their patterned sequence of change

    Edition Notes

    Statement[edited and published] by National Wildlife Federation ; [written by] Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation, Inc. ; design and illustrations by Jan Blyler
    SeriesEnvironmental discovery series
    ContributionsBlyler, Jan, National Wildlife Federation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14995919M

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