2 edition of Group decision-making techniques for natural resource management applications found in the catalog.
Group decision-making techniques for natural resource management applications
Beth A. K. Coughlan
1992 by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-55).
|Statement||by Beth A.K. Coughlan, Carl L. Armour.|
|Series||Resource publication / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,, 185, Resource publication (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) ;, 185.|
|Contributions||Armour, Carl L.|
|LC Classifications||S914 .A3 no. 185, HC21 .A3 no. 185|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||93217953|
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