Articles | Volume 14, issue 14
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-7559-2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-7559-2014
Research article
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29 Jul 2014
Research article |  | 29 Jul 2014

Measured and modelled cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) concentration in São Paulo, Brazil: the importance of aerosol size-resolved chemical composition on CCN concentration prediction

G. P. Almeida, J. Brito, C. A. Morales, M. F. Andrade, and P. Artaxo

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