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Cumulative ecological significance of oil and gas structures in the Gulf of Mexico

Cumulative ecological significance of oil and gas structures in the Gulf of Mexico

information search, synthesis, and ecological modeling ; phase I, final report

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region in New Orleans, La. (1201 Elmwood Park Blvd., New Orleans 70123-2394) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Offshore oil industry -- Environmental aspects -- Mexico, Gulf of.,
  • Ecological surveys -- Mexico, Gulf of.,
  • Ecology -- Mexico, Gulf of -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInformation search, synthesis, and ecological modeling ; phase I, final report.
    Statementby B.J. Gallaway ... [et al.].
    SeriesOCS study, Contractor report -- USGS/BRD/CR-1997-0006., Contractor report (Geological Survey (U.S.). Biological Resources Division) -- USGS/BRD/CR-1997-0006.
    ContributionsGallaway, B. J., United States. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region., Geological Survey (U.S.). Biological Resources Division., Science Applications International Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 130 p.
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17697790M


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