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Published by Miljøstyrelsen in København .
Written in English


  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Exhaust gas -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons -- Environmental aspects.

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Statementperformed by Laboratory for Energetics, Technical University of Denmark and Chemistry Department, Risø National Laboratory.
SeriesMiljø-projekter -- 15
ContributionsDenmark. Miljøstyrelsen., European Economic Community., Denmarks tekniske Universitet. Laboratoriet for energiteknik., Forsogsanlaeg Risø. Kemiafdelingen.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. ( various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19532808M
ISBN 108750327739

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