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use of radar for studies of clouds

Earl E. Gossard

use of radar for studies of clouds

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Published by Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clouds.,
  • Radar meteorology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE. E. Gossard, Wave Propagation Laboratory.
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum ; ERL WPL-39
    ContributionsWave Propagation Laboratory., Environmental Research Laboratories (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 117 p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17818873M

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