Strategies for pursuing a career in marine mammal science
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Strategies for pursuing a career in marine mammal science by Jeanette A. Thomas

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Published by Alaska Sea Grant College Program in [Fairbanks, AK .
Written in English


  • Marine mammals -- United States -- Study and teaching.,
  • Career education -- United States.

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Other titlesCareer in marine mammal science.
StatementThe Society for Marine Mammalogy ; [prepared by Jeanette Thomas, Daniel Odell].
ContributionsOdell, Daniel K., Alaska Sea Grant College Program., Society for Marine Mammalogy.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15490071M

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