From Environmental Assessment, 2nd Edition

R. K. Jain , Ph.D., P.E.

Dean, School of Engineering
University of the Pacific

L. V. Urban , Ph.D., P.E.

Water Resources Center
Professor of Civil Engineering
Texas Tech University

G. S. Stacey , Ph.D.

Former Senior Economist
Battelle-Europe Centres de recherch de Geneve

H. E. Balbach , Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

M. D. Webb M.L.A.

Group Leader, Ecology Group
Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Environmental assessment / R. K. Jain [et al.]. 2nd ed.
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-07-137008-0
1. Environmental impact analysis United States 2. Environmental
policy United States. I. Jain, R. K. (Ravinder Kumar), 1935-
TD194.65 .E58 2001
333.7'14 dc21 2001034501

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