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Volume 3, issue 1
Earth Syst. Dynam., 3, 79-86, 2012
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-3-79-2012
© Author(s) 2012. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Earth Syst. Dynam., 3, 79-86, 2012
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-3-79-2012
© Author(s) 2012. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 08 Jun 2012

Research article | 08 Jun 2012

The problem of the second wind turbine – a note on a common but flawed wind power estimation method

F. Gans et al.
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