by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Environmental Division in [Herndon, Va.?] .
Written in English
|Other titles||Oil spill risk analysis :|
|Statement||by James M. Price, Charles F. Marshall ; Eileen M. Lear (editor).|
|Contributions||Marshall, Charles F., Lear, Eileen M., United States. Minerals Management Service. Environmental Division.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 409 p.|
|Number of Pages||409|
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