Risk assessment and evaluation of probability of extreme hydrological events case study from Noakhali Sadar and Subarnachar Upazilas by M. A. Matin

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StatementM.A. Matin.
ContributionsIUCN--The World Conservation Union. Bangladesh Country Office.
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Pagination[vii], 76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
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