Articles | Volume 6, issue 10
Research article
31 Oct 2013
Research article |  | 31 Oct 2013

Validation of two independent retrievals of SCIAMACHY water vapour columns using radiosonde data

A. du Piesanie, A. J. M. Piters, I. Aben, H. Schrijver, P. Wang, and S. Noël

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