Articles | Volume 16, issue 1
Research article
14 Jan 2016
Research article |  | 14 Jan 2016

Effect of gravity wave temperature fluctuations on homogeneous ice nucleation in the tropical tropopause layer

T. Dinh, A. Podglajen, A. Hertzog, B. Legras, and R. Plougonven

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