Articles | Volume 10, issue 20
19 Oct 2010
 | 19 Oct 2010

Direct and semi-direct impacts of absorbing biomass burning aerosol on the climate of southern Africa: a Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory GCM sensitivity study

C. A. Randles and V. Ramaswamy

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