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Laboratory modeling of interactions between waves and flows in the upper ocean
by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Laboratories, Environmental Technology Laboratory, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Boulder, Colo, [Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Other titles||Interactions between waves and flows in the upper ocean|
|Statement||L.A. Ostrovsky, editor|
|Series||NOAA technical memorandum OAR ETL -- 299|
|Contributions||Ostrovskiĭ, L. A, Environmental Technology Laboratory (Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Laboratories)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 45 p.|
|Number of Pages||45|
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