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Published by James Cook University of North Queensland, Dept. of Civil & Systems Engineering in [Townsville, Australia] .
Written in English



  • Tropics,
  • Australia,
  • Queensland.


  • Cyclones -- Tropics -- Mathematical models.,
  • Storm surges -- Mathematical models.,
  • Hazardous geographic environments -- Australia -- Queensland.

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Includes a bibliography.

Statementby R. J. Sobey, B. A. Harper, K. P. Stark.
SeriesResearch bulletin - Department of Civil and Systems Engineering, James Cook University of North Queensland ; CS14, Research bulletin (James Cook University of North Queensland. Dept. of Civil and Systems Engineering) ;, CS14.
ContributionsHarper, B. A., joint author., Stark, K. P., joint author.
LC ClassificationsQC942 .S62
The Physical Object
Paginationca. 350 leaves in various foliations :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4191060M
ISBN 100858740095
LC Control Number80469644

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