Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 191–200, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-191-2011
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 191–200, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-191-2011

Research article 11 Jan 2011

Research article | 11 Jan 2011

Global analysis of cloud field coverage and radiative properties, using morphological methods and MODIS observations

R. Z. Bar-Or et al.

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