Articles | Volume 4, issue 9
Research article
23 Sep 2011
Research article |  | 23 Sep 2011

Spatial resolution of tropical terrestrial CO2 fluxes inferred using space-borne column CO2 sampled in different earth orbits: the role of spatial error correlations

P. I. Palmer, L. Feng, and H. Bösch

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