Air pollutant-induced stress to forest ecosystems an overview of forest damage

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  • Trees -- Effect of air pollution on -- United States,
  • Forest declines -- United States,
  • Forest ecology -- United States,
  • Endangered ecosystems -- United States,
  • Acid rain -- Environmental aspects -- United States

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StatementAdela Backiel and Alison L. Holt
SeriesReport (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 86-560 ENR, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1986-87, reel 6, fr. 000171
ContributionsHolt, Alison L, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
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Paginationiii, 38 p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18159726M

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