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Inventory of natural hazards data resources in the Federal Government

James F. Lander

Inventory of natural hazards data resources in the Federal Government

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Natural disasters -- United States -- Information services.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJames F. Lander, Robert H. Alexander, Thomas E. Downing.
      ContributionsAlexander, Robert H., joint author., Downing, Thomas E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6004.N3 L36, GB5014 L36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 122 p. ;
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4065089M
      LC Control Number79602969

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