Articles | Volume 12, issue 23
Research article
03 Dec 2012
Research article |  | 03 Dec 2012

A Lagrangian analysis of a developing and non-developing disturbance observed during the PREDICT experiment

B. Rutherford and M. T. Montgomery

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