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Urban Regions

Ecology and Planning Beyond the City (Cambridge Studies in Landscape Ecology)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10436158M
    ISBN 100521670764
    ISBN 109780521670760


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