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Volume 9, issue 8
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3673–3686, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-3673-2016
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Special issue: CHemistry and AeRosols Mediterranean EXperiments (ChArMEx)...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3673–3686, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-3673-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 09 Aug 2016

Research article | 09 Aug 2016

LOAC: a small aerosol optical counter/sizer for ground-based and balloon measurements of the size distribution and nature of atmospheric particles – Part 2: First results from balloon and unmanned aerial vehicle flights

Jean-Baptiste Renard et al.

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