Articles | Volume 12, issue 13
Research article
02 Jul 2012
Research article |  | 02 Jul 2012

Effect of bacterial ice nuclei on the frequency and intensity of lightning activity inferred by the BRAMS model

F. L. T. Gonçalves, J. A. Martins, R. I. Albrecht, C. A. Morales, M. A. Silva Dias, and C. E. Morris

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