Articles | Volume 9, issue 23
07 Dec 2009
 | 07 Dec 2009

Modeling the transport of very short-lived substances into the tropical upper troposphere and lower stratosphere

J. Aschmann, B.-M. Sinnhuber, E. L. Atlas, and S. M. Schauffler

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Subject: Gases | Research Activity: Atmospheric Modelling | Altitude Range: Stratosphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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