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Volume 15, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13241–13267, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-13241-2015
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13241–13267, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-13241-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 30 Nov 2015

Research article | 30 Nov 2015

LSA SAF Meteosat FRP products – Part 2: Evaluation and demonstration for use in the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS)

G. Roberts et al.
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