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Presenter: Brian Medeiros
From : NCAR
Date: October 21
Title: The role of shallow cumulus in the climate system, and asking how bad is "good enough" for climate models

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Elmar Reiter


Elmar Reiter

Elmar Reiter was a member of our faculty from 1961 to 1988 and retired to Emeritus status

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