Articles | Volume 10, issue 10
19 May 2010
 | 19 May 2010

On the roles of circulation and aerosols in the decline of mist and dense fog in Europe over the last 30 years

G. J. van Oldenborgh, P. Yiou, and R. Vautard

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Subject: Clouds and Precipitation | Research Activity: Remote Sensing | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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