Articles | Volume 15, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8695–8715, 2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8695–8715, 2015

Research article 07 Aug 2015

Research article | 07 Aug 2015

Impact of the 2009 major sudden stratospheric warming on the composition of the stratosphere

M. Tao et al.

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