Articles | Volume 12, issue 21
Research article
05 Nov 2012
Research article |  | 05 Nov 2012

Horizontal and vertical structure of the Eyjafjallajökull ash cloud over the UK: a comparison of airborne lidar observations and simulations

A. L. M. Grant, H. F. Dacre, D. J. Thomson, and F. Marenco

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