Articles | Volume 2, issue 2
Earth Syst. Dynam., 2, 201–212, 2011
Earth Syst. Dynam., 2, 201–212, 2011

Research article 29 Nov 2011

Research article | 29 Nov 2011

Jet stream wind power as a renewable energy resource: little power, big impacts

L. M. Miller et al.

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