Modelling and prediction of the upper layers of the ocean proceedings of a NATO Advanced Study Institute by Advanced Study Institute on Modelling and Prediction of the Upper Layers of the Ocean Urbino, Italy 1975.

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Statementedited by E. B. Kraus.
SeriesPergamon marine series ; v. 1
ContributionsKraus, E. B. 1913-, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Air-Sea Interaction Panel.
LC ClassificationsGC10.4.M36 A35 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 325 p.
Number of Pages325
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Open LibraryOL4898173M
ISBN 100080206115, 0080206107
LC Control Number76040958

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