Articles | Volume 6, issue 11
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-6-2989-2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-6-2989-2013
Research article
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06 Nov 2013
Research article |  | 06 Nov 2013

The Collection 6 MODIS aerosol products over land and ocean

R. C. Levy, S. Mattoo, L. A. Munchak, L. A. Remer, A. M. Sayer, F. Patadia, and N. C. Hsu

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