2 edition of Observations and modeling of sand transport in a wave dominated environment found in the catalog.
Observations and modeling of sand transport in a wave dominated environment
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Joint Program in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science and Engineering in Woods Hole, Mass
Written in English
|Statement||by Peter Traykovski.|
|Series||MIT/WHOI -- 98-25., MIT/WHOI (Series) -- 98-25.|
|Contributions||Massachusetts Institute of Technology., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||151 p. :|
|Number of Pages||151|
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