Articles | Volume 13, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11403–11421, 2013
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11403–11421, 2013
Research article
25 Nov 2013
Research article | 25 Nov 2013

An inverse modeling method to assess the source term of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant accident using gamma dose rate observations

O. Saunier et al.

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