Articles | Volume 13, issue 11
Research article
10 Jun 2013
Research article |  | 10 Jun 2013

Estimate of surface direct radiative forcing of desert dust from atmospheric modulation of the aerosol optical depth

A. di Sarra, D. Fuà, and D. Meloni

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