Articles | Volume 18, issue 16
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11927–11948, 2018

Special issue: Chemistry–Climate Modelling Initiative (CCMI) (ACP/AMT/ESSD/GMD...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11927–11948, 2018

Research article 21 Aug 2018

Research article | 21 Aug 2018

Extremal dependence between temperature and ozone over the continental US

Pakawat Phalitnonkiat et al.

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