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Sea level during the NORPAX test shuttle experiment

Klaus Wyrtki

Sea level during the NORPAX test shuttle experiment

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Published by Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea level -- North Pacific Ocean.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 26-27.

    StatementKlaus Wyrtki.
    SeriesHIG -- 80-6, HIG (Series) -- 80-6.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21912322M

    Understanding Sea Level Change by Diving into the Past May 6th Introduction Why does sea level change? Everyone knows that sea level rise is a threat to coastal cities, but the mechanisms of why the change happens are less often talked about. In my talk I will explain why sea level is. From through , NASA’s Operation IceBridge flew above the Arctic, Antarctic and Alaska, gathering data on the height, depth, thickness, flow and change of sea ice, glaciers and ice sheets. Sep 16,  · Sensors can help assess nearly any situation, though they do have some limits, primarily environmental conditions. Depending on your reference source, there are as many as 14 different categories of sensors. For five decades, Prof. Klaus Wyrtki was part of the illustrious group of leading oceanographers. His scientific career began in Kiel, where he got his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Wüst, lead him to Indonesia, Australia and California, until he finally came to Honolulu, where he stayed until his retirement in the early tashleeh.online the occasion his 75th birthday and 50th PhD anniversary.


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