Performance characteristics and field operation of two rainfall simulators
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Performance characteristics and field operation of two rainfall simulators [final report] by Earl L. Neff

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Published by The Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Rainfall simulators,
  • Rain and rainfall

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Statement by Earl L. Neff ; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
ContributionsUnited States. Agricultural Research Service, United States. Bureau of Land Management
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25480937M

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