Active Microwave Workshop Report: The Report of a Working Group Meeting at Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, July 22-26, 1974, on the Utilization of Active Microwave Systems in Applications Programs
Richard E. Matthews
Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975 - Atmosphere - 502 pages
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