Articles | Volume 4, issue 2
Research article
01 Feb 2011
Research article |  | 01 Feb 2011

Intercomparison of column aerosol optical depths from CALIPSO and MODIS-Aqua

C. Kittaka, D. M. Winker, M. A. Vaughan, A. Omar, and L. A. Remer

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Subject: Aerosols | Technique: Remote Sensing | Topic: Validation and Intercomparisons
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