Articles | Volume 15, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12011–12027, 2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12011–12027, 2015

Research article 28 Oct 2015

Research article | 28 Oct 2015

Effects of dust particle internal structure on light scattering

O. Kemppinen et al.

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