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New trends in space geodesy proceedings of the B2.1-PSD 1 symposium of COSPAR Scientific Commission B which was held during the Thirty-third COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Warsaw, Poland, July, 2000 by COSPAR. Scientific Assembly

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Published by Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementedited by H. Drewes and J.M. Dow.
SeriesAdvances in space research -- v. 30, no. 2
ContributionsDrewes, H., Dow, J. M., COSPAR. Scientific Commission B.
LC ClassificationsQB343 .C67 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, p. 127-430 :
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19414079M

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