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Weather satellites

COSPAR. Interdisciplinary Scientific Commission A.

Weather satellites

stereoscopy and sounding : proceedings of the Topical Meeting of the COSPAR Interdisciplinary Scientific Commission A (meetings A3 and A4) of the COSPAR twenty-fourth Plenary Meeting held in Ottawa, Canada, 16th May-2nd June 1982

by COSPAR. Interdisciplinary Scientific Commission A.

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorological satellites -- Congresses.,
  • Weather forecasting -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by H. Yates and A.F. Hasler.
    SeriesAdvances in space research -- v.2, no.6
    ContributionsYates, H., Hasler, A. F., COSPAR. Plenary Meeting,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(190)p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20968065M
    ISBN 100080304281

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