Articles | Volume 12, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 12183–12195, 2012
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 12183–12195, 2012

Research article 21 Dec 2012

Research article | 21 Dec 2012

Quantifying the deep convective temperature signal within the tropical tropopause layer (TTL)

L. C. Paulik and T. Birner

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