New approaches to the preservation of contaminants in water samples by J. Saxena

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Statementby J. Saxna and E. Nies, Center for Chemical Hazard Assessments, Syracuse Research Corporation
SeriesEnvironmental monitoring series ; EPA-600/4-79-007
ContributionsNies, E. 1952- , joint author, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio), Syracuse Research Corporation. Center for Chemical Hazard Assessment
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Paginationxi, 46 p. :
Number of Pages46
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