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Published by U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Available from National Technical Information Service in [Vicksburg, Miss, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lasers in surveying,
  • Radar in navigation,
  • Hydrographic surveying -- Equipment and supplies,
  • Optical radar

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Edition Notes

Statementby Optech, Inc. ; prepared for Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers ; monitored by Coastal Engineering Research Center.
SeriesContract report -- CERC-90-2., Contract report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- CERC-90-2.
ContributionsOptech, Inc., Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.), U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17009098M
OCLC/WorldCa22433496

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