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Research article
23 Jun 2015
Research article |  | 23 Jun 2015

In-flight control and communication architecture of the GLORIA imaging limb sounder on atmospheric research aircraft

E. Kretschmer, M. Bachner, J. Blank, R. Dapp, A. Ebersoldt, F. Friedl-Vallon, T. Guggenmoser, T. Gulde, V. Hartmann, R. Lutz, G. Maucher, T. Neubert, H. Oelhaf, P. Preusse, G. Schardt, C. Schmitt, A. Schönfeld, and V. Tan

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