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Published by US Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Champaign, Ill, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English


  • GRASS (Electronic computer system),
  • Geographic information systems.

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Statementby Kurt Buehler, Michael Shapiro, James D. Westervelt.
SeriesUSACERL technical report -- EC-92/01., USACERL technical report -- EC-92/01.
ContributionsShapiro, Michael, writer on computer programming., Westervelt, James D., Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.
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Pagination41 p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14687118M

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