Bottom drift due to periodic waves by Ellen R. Spielvogel

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  • Sediment transport.,
  • Ocean waves.

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Bibliography: leaf 7.

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Statement[by] Ellen R. Spielvogel and Lester Q. Spielvogel.
SeriesHawaii Institute of Geophysics. HIG-73-19, Joint Tsunami Research Effort. NOAA-JTRE-66, HIG (Series) ;, 73-19.
ContributionsSpielvogel, Lester Q., joint author.
LC ClassificationsQE500 .H35 no. 73-19, GC211 .H35 no. 73-19
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Pagination7 l.
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Open LibraryOL5170717M
LC Control Number74622462

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