4 edition of role of social and behavioral sciences in water resources planning and management found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Duane D. Baumann and Yacov Y. Haimes.|
|Contributions||Baumann, Duane D., Haimes, Yacov Y., Universities Council on Water Resources., American Society of Civil Engineers. Water Resources Planning and Management Division.|
|LC Classifications||HD1690.5 .E53 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||417 p. :|
|Number of Pages||417|
|LC Control Number||88019396|
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