relationship of temperature and velocity variance to atmospheric thermal stability
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relationship of temperature and velocity variance to atmospheric thermal stability by Earl E Gossard

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


  • Atmospheric temperature,
  • Vertical wind shear,
  • Refractive index

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StatementEarl E. Gossard, A. Shelby Frisch
SeriesNOAA technical memorandum ERL WPL -- 134
ContributionsFrisch, Shelby, Environmental Research Laboratories (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination17, [12] p. :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14851017M

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