Articles | Volume 13, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 12089–12106, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-13-12089-2013

Special issue: Desert dust and its impact on air quality and climate

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 12089–12106, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-13-12089-2013

Research article 13 Dec 2013

Research article | 13 Dec 2013

Optimizing CALIPSO Saharan dust retrievals

V. Amiridis et al.

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