Articles | Volume 8, issue 3
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 1469–1489, 2015

Special issue: 9th International Carbon Dioxide Conference (ICDC9) (ESD/ACP/AMT/BG...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 1469–1489, 2015

Research article 23 Mar 2015

Research article | 23 Mar 2015

Investigating bias in the application of curve fitting programs to atmospheric time series

P. A. Pickers and A. C. Manning

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