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Opportunities and problems in satellite measurements of the sea

SCOR Working Group 70.

Opportunities and problems in satellite measurements of the sea

report of SCOR Working Group 70

by SCOR Working Group 70.

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Published by Unesco in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics in oceanography.,
  • Oceanography -- Remote sensing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, J.F.R. Gower ; co-editor, J.R. Apel.
    SeriesUnesco technical papers in marine science,, 46
    ContributionsGower, J. F. R., Apel, John R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC1 .U36 no. 46, GC10.4.A8 .U36 no. 46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 70 p. :
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2329890M
    LC Control Number86216760

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