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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Atlantic Ocean.,
  • Atmospheric circulation.,
  • Atmospheric models.,
  • Hurricanes.,
  • Marine meteorology.,
  • Satellite imagery.,
  • Satellite tracking.,
  • Statistical weather forecasting.,
  • Water vapor.,
  • Wind profiles.

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Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Velden ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-199769.
ContributionsVelden, Christopher., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15419521M

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