Precipitation and its measurement: a state of the art

by Lee W. Larson

Publisher: University of Wyoming, Water Resources Research Institute in Laramie

Written in English
Published: Pages: 74 Downloads: 805
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Subjects:

  • Precipitation (Meteorology),
  • Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Bibliography.
  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 19-73.

    Statement[by] Lee W. Larson.
    SeriesUniversity of Wyoming. Water Resources Research Institute. Water resources series no. 24, Water resources series (Laramie, Wyo.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD201 .W9 no. 24, QC925 .W9 no. 24
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 74 p.
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5172832M
    LC Control Number74636719

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