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investigation of clouds and precipitation for the Texas High Plains

Donald R. Haragan

investigation of clouds and precipitation for the Texas High Plains

by Donald R. Haragan

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Published by Texas Water Development Board in [Austin] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Clouds -- Texas,
    • Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Texas,
    • Weather control -- Texas

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Donald R. Haragan.
      SeriesTexas. Water Development Board. Report ;, 111, Report (Texas Water Development Board) ;, 111.
      ContributionsTexas Water Development Board., University of Texas at Austin. Atmospheric Science Group.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD224.T4 A333 no. 111
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 125 l.
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4859423M
      LC Control Number75632869

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