Clear and cloudy boundary layers proceedings of the colloquium "Clear and cloudy boundary layers," Amsterdam, 26-29 August 1997

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Published by Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in Amsterdam .

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-372).

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Statementedited by A.A.M. Holtslag and P.G. Duynkerke ; technical editing by P.J. Jonker.
SeriesKoninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Verhandelingen, Afd. Natuurkunde. Eerste reeks ;, d. 48, Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde., d. 48.
ContributionsHoltslag, A. A. M., Duynkerke, P. G.
LC ClassificationsQ57 .A532 d. 48
The Physical Object
Pagination372 p. :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL89234M
ISBN 109069842351
LC Control Number99198088

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