Articles | Volume 13, issue 12
Research article
21 Jun 2013
Research article |  | 21 Jun 2013

Impact of the vertical emission profiles on background gas-phase pollution simulated from the EMEP emissions over Europe

S. Mailler, D. Khvorostyanov, and L. Menut

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