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StatementCommittee on the Review of the Basic Energy Sciences Catalysis Science Program, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
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LC ClassificationsTP156.C35 C3734 2009
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Paginationx, 128 p. :
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ISBN 109780309128568
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