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Inventing atmospheric science

James Rodger Fleming

Inventing atmospheric science

Bjerknes, Rossby, Wexler, and the foundations of modern meteorology

by James Rodger Fleming

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric physics,
  • Atmosphere,
  • History,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-281) and index.

    StatementJames Rodger Fleming
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC855 .F547 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 296 pages
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27211020M
    ISBN 100262033941
    ISBN 109780262033947
    LC Control Number2015038280
    OCLC/WorldCa926820943

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