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Solar energy resource potential in Alaska

Richard D. Seifert

Solar energy resource potential in Alaska

by Richard D. Seifert

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Published by Institute of Water Resources, University of Alaska in Fairbanks, AK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- Alaska.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard D. Seifert and John P. Zarling.
    SeriesReport (University of Alaska. Institute of Water Resources) -- no. IWR-89
    ContributionsZarling, John P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB651.A43 V.89
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 79 p
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21976525M

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