Articles | Volume 14, issue 7
Research article
15 Apr 2014
Research article |  | 15 Apr 2014

Numerical analysis of the chemical kinetic mechanisms of ozone depletion and halogen release in the polar troposphere

L. Cao, H. Sihler, U. Platt, and E. Gutheil

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