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E. B. Kraus

A field program to study the marine planetary boundary layer was carried out jointly by scientists and students from the Universities of British Columbia, Hamburg and Miami and by personnel from the NOAA Sea-Air Interaction Laboratory. The following article describes briefly the basic purpose, location, timing and execution of this work.

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E. B. Kraus

A simple sampling experiment gives a several octave range of values for the zonal surface stress obtainable from synoptic maps over the North Atlantic. Uncertainty about the value of the drag coefficient account for about half the variance. The different methods that have been used to specify this quantity are reviewed and an attempt is made to state explicitly the assumptions involved in each case.

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