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Masters of uncertainty

Phaedra Daipha

Masters of uncertainty

weather forecasters and the quest for ground truth

by Phaedra Daipha

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. National Weather Service,
  • Weather forecasting,
  • Decision making

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-260) and index.

    StatementPhaedra Daipha
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC983 .D26 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination271 pages
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27205983M
    ISBN 10022629854X, 022629868X
    ISBN 109780226298542, 9780226298689
    LC Control Number2015005398
    OCLC/WorldCa902656920


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