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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 7686540, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7686540
Research Article

Numerical Simulation of Sea Breeze Convergence over Antarctic Peninsula

Department of Physics, Federal University of Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Alcimoni Nelci Comin; moc.liamg@nimoc.inomicla and Otávio Costa Acevedo; rb.msfu@oivato

Received 2 August 2016; Revised 18 October 2016; Accepted 20 November 2016; Published 4 January 2017

Academic Editor: Stefano Federico

Copyright © 2017 Alcimoni Nelci Comin and Otávio Costa Acevedo. 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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