Development of a multidetector petroleum oil-in-water monitor
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Development of a multidetector petroleum oil-in-water monitor by Robert W Melvold

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Center for Environmental Research Information [distributor] in Cincinnati, OH .
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  • Oil pollution of water,
  • Infrared detectors

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StatementRobert W. Melvold
ContributionsMunicipal Environmental Research Laboratory
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Pagination6 p. :
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Open LibraryOL14893095M

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