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ACP | Articles | Volume 18, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17745–17768, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17745-2018
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17745–17768, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17745-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 14 Dec 2018

Research article | 14 Dec 2018

Radiative effect and climate impacts of brown carbon with the Community Atmosphere Model (CAM5)

Hunter Brown et al.
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