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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-2277-2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-2277-2020
Research article
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26 Feb 2020
Research article |  | 26 Feb 2020

Ammonia measurements from space with the Cross-track Infrared Sounder: characteristics and applications

Mark W. Shephard, Enrico Dammers, Karen E. Cady-Pereira, Shailesh K. Kharol, Jesse Thompson, Yonatan Gainariu-Matz, Junhua Zhang, Chris A. McLinden, Andrew Kovachik, Michael Moran, Shabtai Bittman, Christopher E. Sioris, Debora Griffin, Matthew J. Alvarado, Chantelle Lonsdale, Verica Savic-Jovcic, and Qiong Zheng

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Presented is a description and survey demonstrating the capabilities of the CrIS ammonia product for monitoring, air quality forecast model evaluation, dry deposition estimates, and emission estimates of an agricultural hotspot.
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