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This study was prepared by Mark Uhrbach and Bryan Van Tol, Science, Innovation and Electronic Information Division

Review Committee: Heidi Ertl, John Flanders, Fred Gault and Craig Kuntz

Special contribution: Daniel April and Marie-Claude Duval

Managing Editor: Yvan Gervais

Production: Debi Soucy

February 2004

Catalogue no. 11-621-MIE2004009

Frequency: Occasional

ISSN 1707-0503

ISBN 0-662-36102-4


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