meteorological and oceanographic


meteorological and oceanographic
A term used to convey all meteorological (weather) and oceanographic (physical oceanography) factors as provided by Service components. These factors include the whole range of atmospheric and oceanographic phenomena, from the sub-bottom of the earth

Military dictionary. 2000.

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