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accuracy of determination of biochemical oxygen demand in river waters results of Water Authority tests made for the Harmonised Monitoring Scheme of the Department of the Environment

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Published by Water research Committee in Marlow .
Written in English


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Statementby the Committee for Analytical Quality Control (Harmonised Monitoring).
SeriesTechnical reports / Water Research Centre -- TR218
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of the Environment. Harmonised Monitoring Scheme., Analytical Quality Control (Harmonised Monitoring) Committee.
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Open LibraryOL14130679M

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