Evaporation on the Canadian prairies
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Published by Arctic Meteorology Research Group, Dept. of Meteorology, McGill University in Montréal .
Written in English


  • Evaporation (Meteorology) -- Canada.,
  • Water-supply -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Statementby E. Vowinckel.
SeriesPublication in meteorology -- no. 88
ContributionsCanada. Meteorological Branch., Arctic Meteorology Research Group, National Research Council of Canada.
LC ClassificationsQC852 .M33 no. 88
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 21, [17] leaves :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21392449M

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