The Journal of Marine Research is intended particularly as an outlet for shorter articles on any aspect of scientific marine investigations or ·any subject with a direct or indirect bearing upon the problems of the sea. Due to the intimate connection and mutual relationship between hydrospheric and atmospheric events in nature, and to the virtual identity of dynamic methods and principles in Meteorology and Oceanography, contributions to physical meteorological theory in general and to our knowledge about the relationship between ocean and air, in particular will be considered equally pertinent to marine as to meteorological research, and therefore within the scope of this Journal....
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