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Oceanography, meteorology, seismology and terrestrial magnetism

Internationale circumpacifische onderzoek-commissie.

Oceanography, meteorology, seismology and terrestrial magnetism

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Published by Printed by J. H. de Bussy in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean.,
  • Meteorology.,
  • Earthquakes.,
  • Geomagnetism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Section for seismology, climatology and meteorology of the I. C. O.-committee.
    SeriesIts The History and present state of scientific research in the Dutch East Indies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ127.D8 O3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p., 1 l,
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6664232M
    LC Control Number24010026
    OCLC/WorldCa3394497

    oceanography definition: 1. the scientific study of the sea 2. the scientific study of the sea 3. the scientific study of. Learn more.   By Vicki Zwart The American Geophysical Union’s coming of age happened a little later than most. It was not until after the Union had turned 50 that it acquired independent legal status from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). AGU was created in when the National Research Council (under NAS) united two committees – the American National . Jo Ann Joselyn, Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Tom Beer, Harsh Gupta, Masaru Kono, Uri Shamir, Michael Sideris, and Kathryn Whaler. The Carnegie Institution of Washington is an independent, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. Andrew Carnegie founded the institution in to encourage scientific research and discovery. Since the institution has also been known as .

    The Carnegie Institution of Washington is an independent, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. Andrew Carnegie founded the institution in to encourage scientific research and discovery. Since the institution has also been known as the Carnegie Institution for Science. The Carnegie Institution’s Year Book has been published continuously .


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