Classification of Urban and Industrial Soils in the World Reference Base for Soil Resources (5 pp)

  title={Classification of Urban and Industrial Soils in the World Reference Base for Soil Resources (5 pp)},
  author={David G. Rossiter},
  journal={Journal of Soils and Sediments},
  • D. Rossiter
  • Published 2007
  • Geography
  • Journal of Soils and Sediments
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