Light in thermal environments (LITE)
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Light in thermal environments (LITE) workshop report, spring 1993 by

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Published by The Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va .
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  • Hydrothermal systems.,
  • Light sources.,
  • Luminescence.,
  • Mid-ocean ridges.,
  • Ocean bottom.,
  • Sea floor spreading.,
  • Thermal environments.,
  • Thermal radiation.,
  • Vents.

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Statementsponsored by the National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, RIDGE, held 10-12 January 1993, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-195851.
ContributionsNational Science Foundation (U.S.). RIDGE., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., LITE Workshop (1993 : Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
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Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15403088M

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