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Land-surface influences on weather and climate

Land-surface influences on weather and climate

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soils and climate -- United States.

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    StatementFerdinand Baer, principal investigator ; Yale Mintz, co-principal investigator.
    SeriesNASA-CR -- 173595., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-173595.
    ContributionsMintz, Yale., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., University of Maryland, College Park. Dept. of Meteorology.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18040102M

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