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Volume 16, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14371–14396, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-14371-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14371–14396, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-14371-2016
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Review article 18 Nov 2016

Review article | 18 Nov 2016

Satellite observations of atmospheric methane and their value for quantifying methane emissions

Daniel J. Jacob et al.
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