Articles | Volume 13, issue 12
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 6459–6472, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-6459-2020
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 6459–6472, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-6459-2020

Research article 02 Dec 2020

Research article | 02 Dec 2020

Improved cloud detection over sea ice and snow during Arctic summer using MERIS data

Larysa Istomina et al.

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