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Oil spill clean-up

Oil spill clean-up

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Published by Marine Industry Advisory Services, Sea Grant Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil spills -- Cleanup.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOpportunity brief / MIT/Marine Industry Collegium -- #25., MITSG report -- no. 81-6., Opportunity brief (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Materials Processing Center) -- 25., MITSG -- 81-6.
    ContributionsMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Sea Grant College Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18214565M


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