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Research article
21 Mar 2014
Research article |  | 21 Mar 2014

Global distributions, time series and error characterization of atmospheric ammonia (NH3) from IASI satellite observations

M. Van Damme, L. Clarisse, C. L. Heald, D. Hurtmans, Y. Ngadi, C. Clerbaux, A. J. Dolman, J. W. Erisman, and P. F. Coheur

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