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Research article
16 May 2012
Research article |  | 16 May 2012

Interactions of meteoric smoke particles with sulphuric acid in the Earth's stratosphere

R. W. Saunders, S. Dhomse, W. S. Tian, M. P. Chipperfield, and J. M. C. Plane

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Subject: Aerosols | Research Activity: Laboratory Studies | Altitude Range: Stratosphere | Science Focus: Chemistry (chemical composition and reactions)
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