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Volume 13, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5137–5150, 2013
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5137–5150, 2013
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 22 May 2013

Research article | 22 May 2013

Automated thunderstorm tracking: utilization of three-dimensional lightning and radar data

V. K. Meyer et al.

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