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Wind profile estimation from point to point laser distortion data

R. P. Leland

Wind profile estimation from point to point laser distortion data

by R. P. Leland

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in [Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weather forecasting.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Leland.
    SeriesNASA-CR -- 185891., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-185891.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15282124M

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