Articles | Volume 13, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 7343–7358, 2013

Special issue: Megapoli-Paris 2009/2010 campaign

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 7343–7358, 2013

Research article 01 Aug 2013

Research article | 01 Aug 2013

CO, NOx and 13CO2 as tracers for fossil fuel CO2: results from a pilot study in Paris during winter 2010

M. Lopez et al.

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