Articles | Volume 11, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7747–7754, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-7747-2011
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7747–7754, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-7747-2011

Research article 03 Aug 2011

Research article | 03 Aug 2011

Relativistic electron beams above thunderclouds

M. Füllekrug et al.

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Subject: Radiation | Research Activity: Remote Sensing | Altitude Range: Mesosphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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