Remote sensing and GIS for land and marine resources and environment management Suva, Fiji, 13-17 February 1995 : proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Remote Sensing and GIS for Land and Marine Resources and Environment Management in the Pacific Subregion by Regional Workshop on Remote Sensing and GIS for Land and Marine Resources and Environment Management in the Pacific Subregion (1995 Suva, Fiji)

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ContributionsFiji. Ministry of Lands, Energy & Mineral Resources, South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
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Paginationiv, 159 p. :
Number of Pages159
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Open LibraryOL16837806M
ISBN 109211197228

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