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Swinomish Channel and Padilla Bay surface currents during flood tide and water quality / Douglas A. Bulthuis and Anne M. Conrad. by Douglas A. Bulthuis

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Published by Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Shorelands and Water Resources Program, Washington State Dept. of Ecology in Mount Vernon, WA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Water quality -- Washington (State) -- Swinomish Channel -- Measurement,
  • Water quality -- Washington (State) -- Padilla Bay -- Measurement,
  • Tidal currents -- Washington (State) -- Swinomish Channel,
  • Tidal currents -- Washington (State) -- Padilla Bay,
  • Tides -- Washington (State) -- Padilla Bay -- Measurement

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSurface currents during flood tide and water quality
SeriesTechnical report -- no. 14, Publication -- no. SWR-R-95-88, Technical report (Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (Wash.)) -- no. 14., Publication (Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology) -- no. 95-88-SWR-R.
ContributionsConrad, Anne M., Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (Wash.)
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13620219M
OCLC/WorldCa34488842

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