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Sustainability assessment

Robert B. Gibson

Sustainability assessment

criteria and processes

by Robert B. Gibson

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Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesCriteria, processes and applications
    StatementRobert B. Gibson ; with Selma Hassan ... [et al.].
    ContributionsHassan, Selma.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 G513 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22714792M
    ISBN 101844070506, 1844070514

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