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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 289284, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/289284
Review Article

Weather Support for the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Events

1Qingdao Meteorological Bureau, 4 Fulong Shan, Shinan District, Qingdao, Shandong 266003, China
2Hangzhou Meteorological Bureau, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310008, China
3Department of Synthetic Observing, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing 100081, China
4Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, NC State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA

Received 17 January 2013; Revised 1 April 2013; Accepted 14 April 2013

Academic Editor: Huiwang Gao

Copyright © 2013 Yan Ma et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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