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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Wallops Flight Center in Wallops Island, Va .
Written in English


  • Backscattering.,
  • Capillary waves.,
  • Ocean currents.,
  • Remote sensing.,
  • Scattering cross sections.

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Other titlesFinal report for task 3.2 :, Task 3.2 :, Aircraft Field Test Program to investigate the ability of remote sensing methods to measure current/wind-wave interactions.
Statementby N. E. Huang, W. A. Flood, G. S. Brown.
Series[NASA contractor report -- 168349], NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-168349.
ContributionsFlood, W. A., Brown, G. S., Wallops Flight Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16122286M

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