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Towards the World Ocean Circulation Experiment and a Bit of Aftermath

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Wunsch, C. (2006). Towards the World Ocean Circulation Experiment and a Bit of Aftermath. In: Jochum, M., Murtugudde, R. (eds) Physical Oceanography. Springer, New York, NY . https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-33152-2_12

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