Strategies for urban noise abatement
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Strategies for urban noise abatement an overview. by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Directorate.

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • City noise.

Book details:

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LC ClassificationsTD892 .O74 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4944710M
LC Control Number76372357

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