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Development and pilot application of the California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis (CURBA) Model

Development and pilot application of the California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis (CURBA) Model

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Published by University of California, Institute of Urban and Regional Development in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Habitat conservation -- California -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn D. Landis ... [et al.].
      SeriesMonograph ;, 98-01, Monograph (University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Urban & Regional Development) ;, 98-01.
      ContributionsLandis, John David., University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Urban & Regional Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH76.5.C2 D48 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various foliations) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL82273M
      LC Control Number99187785
      OCLC/WorldCa40911618

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