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Global ocean science : toward an integrated approach / Ocean Studies Board, commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-06564-X (casebound)

1. Oceanography—Research—International cooperation. 2. Oceanography—Research—Government policy—United States. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Ocean Studies Board.

GC57 .G55 1999

551.46′0072—dc21 98-58045

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