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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-23-13355-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-23-13355-2023
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23 Oct 2023
Research article |  | 23 Oct 2023

Stratospheric ozone depletion inside the volcanic plume shortly after the 2022 Hunga Tonga eruption

Yunqian Zhu, Robert W. Portmann, Douglas Kinnison, Owen Brian Toon, Luis Millán, Jun Zhang, Holger Vömel, Simone Tilmes, Charles G. Bardeen, Xinyue Wang, Stephanie Evan, William J. Randel, and Karen H. Rosenlof

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