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Tropical forest fire prevention, control, rehabilitation, and trans-boundary issues : proceeding[s] by International Cross Sectoral Forum on Forest Fire Management in South East Asia (1998 Jakarta, Indonesia)

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Published by National Development Planning Agency, Japan International Cooperation Agency, International Tropical Timber Organization in Jakarta .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Tropics

Subjects:

  • Forest fires -- Tropics -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesPrevention, control, rehabilitation, and trans-boundary issues
StatementInternational Cross Sectoral Forum on Forest Fire Management in South East Asia, 7-8 December 1998, Jakarta, Indonesia.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsIndonesia. Badan Perencanaan Pembangunan Nasional., Kokusai Kyōryoku Jigyōdan., International Tropical Timber Organization.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSD421.34.T76 I67 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 589 p. :
Number of Pages589
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6859196M
LC Control Number00369536

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