Cesium-137 levels detected in Georgia otters

  • R. S. Halbrook
  • J. H. Jenkins
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. Halbrook
    • 1
  • J. H. Jenkins
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Forest ResourcesUniversity of GeorgiaAthens
  2. 2.Department of Fisheries and Wildlife ScienceVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg

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