Estimation of direct solar radiation on slopes in Connecticut
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Published by Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut in Storrs .
Written in English



  • Connecticut


  • Solar radiation -- Connecticut -- Observations.,
  • Solar radiation -- Connecticut -- Maps.,
  • Slopes (Physical geography) -- Connecticut -- Maps.

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Statementby David R. Miller and Frank W. Hammond.
SeriesBulletin - Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station ; 452, Bulletin (Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station) ;, 452.
ContributionsHammond, Frank W., joint author.
LC ClassificationsQC911.82.U6 M54
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4070306M
LC Control Number79624246

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