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Published by American Chemical Society in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Atmospheric chemistry -- Technique.,
  • Aerosols -- Measurement.

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Edition Notes

StatementLeonard Newman, editor.
SeriesAdvances in chemistry series ;, 232
ContributionsNewman, Leonard., American Chemical Society. Division of Analytical Chemistry., American Chemical Society. Meeting
LC ClassificationsQD1 .A355 no. 232, QC879.6 .A355 no. 232
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1733739M
ISBN 100841224706
LC Control Number92038528

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