3 edition of ISLA, land and water management in Mediterranean islands using earth observation data found in the catalog.
ISLA, land and water management in Mediterranean islands using earth observation data
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-214).
|Statement||Santiago Castaño Fernández, Salomón Montesinos Aranda (coordinators) ; European Commission, DG Research, RTD Actions--Environment and Climate.|
|Series||Colección Ciencia y técnica ;, 35, Colección Ciencia y técnica (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha) ;, 35.|
|Contributions||Castaño Fernández, S., Montesinos Aranda, S., European Commission. Directorate General for Research. RTD Actions : Environment and Climate.|
|LC Classifications||TD295.M4 I83 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||253 p. :|
|Number of Pages||253|
|LC Control Number||2003450989|
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