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The physical oceanography of sea straits
NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the Physical Oceanography of Sea Straits (1989 Les Arcs, France)
|Statement||edited by L.J. Pratt.|
|Series||NATO ASI series. Series C, Mathematical and physical sciences ;, vol. 318, NATO ASI series., no. 318.|
|Contributions||Pratt, L. J., 1952-, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.|
|LC Classifications||GC99 .P47 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 587 p. :|
|Number of Pages||587|
|LC Control Number||90044192|
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NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the Physical Oceanography of Sea Straits ( Les Arcs, France). Physical oceanography of sea straits. Dordrecht ; Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: L J Pratt; North Atlantic Treaty.
Suppose one were given the task of mapping the general circulation in an unfamiliar ocean. The ocean, like our own, is subdivided into basins and marginal seas interconnected by sea straits.
Assuming a limited budget for this undertaking, one would do well to choose the straits as observational starting points. Suppose one were given the task of mapping the general circulation in an unfamiliar ocean. The ocean, like our own, is subdivided into basins and marginal seas interconnected by sea straits.
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