Scientific plan for the Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere Programme
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Published by World Meteorological Organization in [Geneva] .
Written in English


  • Tropical Ocean/Global Atmosphere Program.,
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementWorld Climate Research Programme, TOGA Scientific Steering Group.
SeriesWCRP publications series -- no. 3., WMO/TD -- no. 64.
ContributionsWorld Climate Research Programme. TOGA Scientific Steering Group., World Meteorological Organization., International Council of Scientific Unions.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14272544M

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