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Volume 6, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 2403–2418, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-6-2403-2013
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Special issue: Remote sensing of aerosols and clouds (EGU2012)

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 2403–2418, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-6-2403-2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
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Research article 17 Sep 2013

Research article | 17 Sep 2013

McClear: a new model estimating downwelling solar radiation at ground level in clear-sky conditions

M. Lefèvre et al.

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