Articles | Volume 13, issue 21
Research article
01 Nov 2013
Research article |  | 01 Nov 2013

High levels of ultraviolet radiation observed by ground-based instruments below the 2011 Arctic ozone hole

G. Bernhard, A. Dahlback, V. Fioletov, A. Heikkilä, B. Johnsen, T. Koskela, K. Lakkala, and T. Svendby

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