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Transforming Data: An Ethnography of Scientific Data from the Brazilian Amazon

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Transforming Data: An Ethnography of Scientific Data from the Brazilian Amazon. / Walford, Antonia Caitlin.

IT-Universitetet i København, 2013. 237 p. (ITU-DS; No. 93).

Research output: Book / Anthology / Report / Ph.D. thesisPh.D. thesis

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Walford AC. Transforming Data: An Ethnography of Scientific Data from the Brazilian Amazon. IT-Universitetet i København, 2013. 237 p. (ITU-DS; No. 93).

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