Articles | Volume 7, issue 12
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 4103–4116, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-4103-2014
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 4103–4116, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-4103-2014
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03 Dec 2014
Research article | 03 Dec 2014

Recovering long-term aerosol optical depth series (1976–2012) from an astronomical potassium-based resonance scattering spectrometer

A. Barreto et al.

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