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Research article
12 Apr 2013
Research article |  | 12 Apr 2013

Simultaneous occurrence of polar stratospheric clouds and upper-tropospheric clouds caused by blocking anticyclones in the Southern Hemisphere

M. Kohma and K. Sato

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