Articles | Volume 11, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 5007–5024, 2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 5007–5024, 2018

Research article 04 Sep 2018

Research article | 04 Sep 2018

WIRA-C: a compact 142-GHz-radiometer for continuous middle-atmospheric wind measurements

Jonas Hagen et al.

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