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Volume 16, issue 9
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5573–5594, 2016
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Special issue: South AMerican Biomass Burning Analysis (SAMBBA)

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5573–5594, 2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 04 May 2016

Research article | 04 May 2016

Aerosol–radiation–cloud interactions in a regional coupled model: the effects of convective parameterisation and resolution

Scott Archer-Nicholls et al.

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