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On the physics of waves in the solar atmosphere

Z. E. Musielak

On the physics of waves in the solar atmosphere

wave heating and wind acceleration

by Z. E. Musielak

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waves.,
  • Solar atmosphere.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZ.E. Musielak.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA-CR 195197., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-195197.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14704465M

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