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Volume 15, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4241–4257, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-4241-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Special issue: The Boundary-Layer Late Afternoon and Sunset Turbulence (BLLAST)...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4241–4257, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-4241-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 24 Apr 2015

Research article | 24 Apr 2015

Study of a prototypical convective boundary layer observed during BLLAST: contributions by large-scale forcings

H. P. Pietersen et al.

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