Articles | Volume 10, issue 19
11 Oct 2010
 | 11 Oct 2010

Updated African biomass burning emission inventories in the framework of the AMMA-IDAF program, with an evaluation of combustion aerosols

C. Liousse, B. Guillaume, J. M. Grégoire, M. Mallet, C. Galy, V. Pont, A. Akpo, M. Bedou, P. Castéra, L. Dungall, E. Gardrat, C. Granier, A. Konaré, F. Malavelle, A. Mariscal, A. Mieville, R. Rosset, D. Serça, F. Solmon, F. Tummon, E. Assamoi, V. Yoboué, and P. Van Velthoven

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