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Weather forecasting and weather forecasts

Weather forecasting and weather forecasts

models, systems, and users : notes from a colloquium, summer 1976

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Published by National Center for Atmospheric Research in [Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

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    • Weather forecasting -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Numerical weather forecasting -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Meteorological services -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementcoordinators, Allan Murphy and David Williamson ; principal lecturers, Lennart Bengtsson ... [et al.] ; conducted jointly by the Advanced Study Program, Numerical Weather Prediction Project, and Environmental and Societal Impacts Group of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.
      ContributionsMurphy, Allan H., Williamson, David L., Bengtsson, Lennart., Boulder, Colo. National Center for Atmospheric Research. Advanced Study Program., Boulder, Colo. National Center for Atmospheric Research. Numerical Weather Prediction Project., Boulder, Colo. National Center for Atmospheric Research. Environmental and Societal Impacts Group.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC994.95 .W38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (xi, 899) :
      Number of Pages899
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4609451M
      LC Control Number77373054


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