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Assessment and management of water resources by National Seminar on Assessment and Management of Water Resources (2003 Bhubaneswar, India)

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Published by Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists in [Bhubaneswar .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India,
  • Orissa

Subjects:

  • Water resources development -- India -- Orissa -- Congresses.,
  • Water-supply -- India -- Orissa -- Congresses.,
  • Groundwater -- India -- Orissa -- Congresses.,
  • Water quality management -- India -- Orissa -- Congresses.

Book details:

About the Edition

Papers presented at the Seminar; with reference to Orissa.

Edition Notes

Statementorganised by Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists ; sponsored by Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India, 19 & 20 December 2003.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsSociety of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists (Bhubaneswar, India)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1690.5 .N37 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p. :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3338377M
LC Control Number2004329346

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