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Published by Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division [by] Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English


  • Ocean circulation -- Computer simulation -- Congresses.,
  • Chemical oceanography -- Computer simulation -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by David L.T. Anderson and Jürgen Willebrand.
SeriesNATO ASI series. Series C, Mathematical and physical sciences ;, vol. 284, NATO ASI series., no. 284.
ContributionsAnderson, D. L. T., Willebrand, J. 1941-
LC ClassificationsGC228.5 .N38 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 605 p. :
Number of Pages605
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2195942M
ISBN 100792303946
LC Control Number89015518

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